How do you order a birth certificate?

How do you order a birth certificate?

Birth Certificate Copies: Born in the U.S. Contact the vital records office in the state where you were born to get a copy of your birth certificate. Follow the instructions for requesting copies and paying fees. If you need a copy fast, ask about expedited service or shipping when you place your order.

How much does it cost to get a copy of birth certificate?


ORDER TYPE FEES (per copy)
Online or Phone Orders $45 + $8 vendor processing fee per transaction (not per copy)
Walk-in Orders $45
Mail Orders $30

Where do I get my birth certificate if I was born in Oakland?

Alameda County Clerk-Recorder’s Office Alameda County citizens born in or around Oakland, Fremont, Berkeley, Hayward, amongst other locations can also order a certified copy of their birth certificate at the Alameda County Clerk’s Office.

How much does a birth certificate cost in Alameda County?

$30.00 must be paid for each copy of birth certificate and a single $2.00 convenience fee per online order. Online order accepts Visa and MasterCard. Note: Newborn certificates are available approximately 4 weeks after the birth date.

How much does a California birth certificate cost?

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Fees* Birth Certificate: $28.00 / certified copy Mail check payable to County of Los Angeles We accept check** or money order ** Checks must be pre-printed with name and address DO NOT SEND CASH
Forms 1. Application for a Birth Certificate 2. Certificate of Identity (must be notarized)

Can you order a California birth certificate online?

To request and purchase a birth certificate online, please visit the VitalChek website. *VitalChek is a third party website. If you would like information on how to correct a vital record or amend a birth certificate, please refer to the California Department of Public Health site.

How can I get a certified copy of birth certificate?

The fee for the search of a birth certificate is $15.00 and will include the issuance of one certified copy to a qualified applicant if the certificate is on file. Additional copies will be issued at a cost of $15.00 each.

Who can obtain a birth certificate?

Birth certificates are only issued to certain people. To obtain a birth certificate for someone other than yourself, you must be related to the person. This includes: spouse, parent, stepparent, legal guardian, grandparents, great grandparents, siblings, half-siblings, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

How to order birth records?

Order Copies of Birth Certificates On-Line Available through a private records service for an additional fee; payable by credit card

  • Order Birth Certificates by Mail Payable by check or money order
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  • Is an original birth certificate the same as a certified copy?

    That certificate is called a “Certified Copy”, as indicated by the black-colored arrow in the sample birth certificate below. That is what most people call an “original” birth certificate, but in reality, you are never issued the original birth certificate-only a certified copy .