The Office of Vital Statistics ONLY issues birth certificates to persons who establish themselves as the subject of the birth record, the subject’s parent, legal guardian, legal representative, spouse, child, grandchild, or sibling if of legal age.

To request a birth certificate, you must provide the following:

  • The full name as it appears on the birth record, the date of birth, the mother’s full maiden name, and the father’s full name
  • Proof of identity in the form of photo identification such as a photo driver’s license or passport. If you do not have a photo driver’s license or passport, you must provide two alternate forms of identification


  • A current, valid driver’s license without photo and one alternate form of ID.


  • Two alternate forms of ID.

Alternate forms of ID are:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Vehicle Insurance Card • Voter Registration
  • US/Foreign Passport
  • Immigrant Visa
  • Permanent Resident Card (Green card)
  • Federal, State and County ID
  • School ID
  • Utility bill (within the previous 90 days)
  • Bank Statement (within previous 90 days)
  • Tax Return or W-2 for current or previous year

The fee per certificate is $25.00. No personal checks or cash accepted. The fee for additional copies of the SAME RECORD on the SAME DAY is $5.00.