Ohio Birth Certificate Order Form

Birth Certificates are available for order from this website for events that occurred within the State of Ohio. Birth records are not available until 90 days after the date of the event.

ID Requirements must be met before certificate is issued. You will receive an email with instructions on how to send your ID within one week of submitting this application.

Items with an * asterisk are required fields.

Information About the Certificate

City/County of Birth:  Please select the city and county of birth for the subject of the certificate.

City is required
County is required

Date of Birth:  The exact date of birth of the person listed on the certificate.

Subject Date of Birth is required

Year of Birth Restriction:  For the selected county we can only accept orders for births that occured in the year 1906 or later.


Information About the Requestor

IMPORTANT:  The requestor is the person ordering the certificate, not the person named on the certificate. If you are ordering your own certificate, you are both the requestor and the subject. The name of the credit card holder must be the same as the requestor.

First Name is required
Last Name is required

Date of Birth & Social Security Number of the Requestor:  This is an additional safeguard to protect your identity and the security of the requested certificate.

Valid Date of Birth required

Important:  Valid SSN only, no ITINs or temporary SSNs permitted.

Valid SSN is required
Request reason required

Important:  If you are not named on the record you may be required to provide proof of Relationship/Entitlement.

Relationship required

Information About the Subject of the Certificate

ADOPTED?  Please visit our FAQ section for important information.

Name of Subject:  The name exactly as it appears on the certificate.

Subject First Name is required
Subject Last Name is required

Subject Gender is required
Subject Maiden Name is required
Subject Status is required

Name of Mother:  Please enter both the current last name and the maiden last name of the mother.

Mother's First Name is required
Mother's Last Name is required
Mother's Maiden Name is required

Name of Father:  Select "unknown" If the father is unknown or was not listed on the birth certificate.

Father's Status is required
Father's First Name is required
Father's Last Name is required
Address & Contact Information
Shipping & Billing Address
Invalid Billing Address Type

Requirements:  The Billing Address Name must match the Requestor Name

First Name is required
Last Name is required
Billing Address Line 1 is required
Unable to ship to PO Box if UPS is selected as a shipping option
Unable to ship to PO Box if UPS is selected as a shipping option
Invalid City selection
Invalid State selection
International State/Province is required
Invalid APO/FPO selection
Zip/Postal Code is required
Invalid Country

Telephone & Email Address of the Requestor:  ID requirements and other important information will be emailed to you. An incorrect email address will result in delays.

Invalid phone number
Email Address is required
Confirmation Email Address is required and must match Email Address
Certified Copy of Ohio Birth Certificate
Number of Copies is required
Processing Service is required

Important:  Does not include ID verification and delivery times.

Delivery Method is required

Important:  UPS to Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico is up to $27.50. UPS Canada/Mexico is up to $28.00. UPS to all international locations is up to $49.50. Delivery method and price are subject to change based on delivery location

Regular mail delivery is available, however, we recommend you choose a more secure shipping method that provides faster delivery and tracking of your order.

$33.00 per certificate ($22.00 each additional certificate)

Important:  State and Agency Fees are subject to change.

Credit Card Details
Credit Card Number is required
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Credit Card Expiration is required
Credit Card Security Code is required. For American Express cards, this is a 4-digit code found on the front of the card.

Important:  This is a 3-digit code on the back for Visa, Mastercard, and Discover, and a 4-digit code on the front for American Express cards.

Verify Order

1. I understand that the total fee is broken down into 2 payments. The initial fee of $89.87 per certificate will appear on my credit card as ‘US Vital Records’ or ‘U.S. Vital Certificates’. The second fee will appear as ‘VCN Ohio’.

2. I understand that ID requirements must be met before I will receive my requested vital certificate. I will receive an email within one week of submitting this application with instructions on how to send a copy of my government issued picture ID. The ID must be my ID, as I am the person requesting the vital certificate.

3. I accept the Terms of Service.

Enter your full name in the box below. Entering your name constitutes a signature and an agreement that you have read and agree to all of the provisions above. It additionally affirms that all information provided on this order form is complete and accurate and that you are a person authorized to obtain a Ohio Vital Certificate as indicated by your answer to Relationship to Subject.

Signature is required
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