What do I need to get my child’s birth certificate?

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03/23/2022

What do I need to get my child’s birth certificate?

To get your child’s birth certificate for the first time and register a newborn, you need to present the documents obtained from the hospital upon discharge and fill out the certificate of live birth, and the birth certificate application. Other information required includes parents’ full names, social security numbers, and proof of identification.

Where to get my child’s birth certificate?

You get your child’s birth certificate from the vital records department of the state in which your child was born. Once the hospital registers the birth, it will be processed by the vital records department and mailed within 30 days.

How to obtain my original birth certificate?

You can obtain your original birth certificate from the vital records department of the states in which you were born. You need to submit the requested documents and pay the applicable fees for the certificate to be mailed.

How do I get my birth certificate without birth notification?

You can get your birth certificate without birth notification by contacting the vital records office of the states in which you were born. Proof of identification will be required in order to issue the birth certificate.

How do you get a replacement birth certificate?

You can get a replacement birth certificate from the vital records department of the states in which you were born. You need to submit the requested documents and pay the applicable fees for the certificate to be issued.

What documents do I need to get a birth certificate?

The documents needed to issue a birth certificate are the person’s full name with proof of identification (passport, driver’s license, social security number… etc), date of birth and birthplace, and parents’ full names.

How to apply for a birth certificate online?

You can request a birth certificate online from the vital records office, visit CDC website and select the state in which you were born. Follow the process of submitting the request and pay the applicable fees. You can also choose the express service for mailing the certificate if you need to get it faster.

Where to pick up my baby birth certificate?

You do not need to pick up the birth certificate of your baby, the certificate will be processed by the local vital records office and will be mailed to you. This might take up to 30 days from the day of recording the birth in the vital records office.