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.
City/County of Birth:
Please select the city and county of birth for the subject of the certificate.
Date of Birth:
The exact date of birth of the person listed on the certificate.
Year of Birth Restriction:
For the selected county we can only accept orders for births that occured in the year 1906 or later.
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.
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 SSN only, no ITINs or temporary SSNs permitted.
If you are not named on the record you may be required to provide proof of Relationship/Entitlement.
Please visit our FAQ section for important information.
Name of Subject:
The name exactly as it appears on the certificate.
Name of Mother:
Please enter both the current last name and the maiden last name of the mother.
Name of Father:
Select "unknown" If the father is unknown or was not listed on the birth certificate.
The Billing Address Name must match the Requestor Name
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.
Does not include ID verification and delivery times.
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.
State and Agency Fees are subject to change.
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.
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.
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