Refer to this step by step process to order a birth certificate:
- Gather the necessary identifying information (See list below)
- Complete the application online, by telephone or by mail.
- Pay the required fees with credit card (internet only), check drawn from a U.S. bank or with a money order – DO NOT send cash.
How long does it take to get a NY birth certificate?
Newborn birth certificates are usually mailed about three weeks after your child was born. The NYC Office of Vital Records is unable to provide information about your child’s birth certificate before then. If you haven’t received the certificate within four weeks, call 311 to ask for the status.
How do I get my original birth certificate?
Contact the vital records office in the state or territory 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.
Can I get a copy of my birth certificate online?
You can get a certified copy of your birth certificate online or by visiting the birth certificate office where the person on record was born. Ordering your birth certificate online is the easiest way to order birth records.
What is the fastest way to get a birth certificate in New York?
Ordering online is the fastest, most convenient way to get a birth certificate. The NYC Health Department uses Vital Chek, a secure third-party vendor to process internet orders. You will need a personal credit/debit/checking account to order online.
Is Vital Records USA legit?
Yes, we are a valid legitimate service designed to simplify the process of obtaining important certificates. We operate in the United States and employ American staff to process applications and assist our customers.
Can I pick up my birth certificate in person in NYC?
You can order a birth certificate for yourself or your child online. If you need a birth certificate for any other person, you must request it by mail or in person at the Office of Vital Records.
How do I get my baby’s birth certificate in NJ?
To obtain a new copy of your Birth Certificate, you will need to contact the Vital Records office for the NJ county where you were born. Please visit the State of New Jersey’s Department of Health website for more information on obtaining Birth Certificates.
What do I need to get a birth certificate for my child?
While filling out the paperwork for your child’s birth certificate, both parents will have to provide information such as Social Security numbers, full name, maiden name, and supply proof of identification — as well as include a mailing address (so bring your driver’s license or passport to the hospital with you!).
Can I get a birth certificate same day?
Getting your birth certificate in person States such as Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, amongst others, offer same-day walk-in birth certificate issuance.