There are five ways to obtain a birth certificate:
- Order Online. Order online via VitalChek.
- Order By Phone. Phone orders via VitalChek can be made by calling toll free (866) 252-8974.
- Order By Mail.
- Go to a local Currency Exchange.
- Visit us in person at one of our six locations.
How can I get a copy of my birth certificate?
- To obtain a copy of any of a birth certificate in the United States, write or go to the vital statistics office in the state or area where the event occurred. To ensure that you receive an accurate record for your request and that your request is filled with all due speed,
What is the fastest way to get a birth certificate in Illinois?
You may order copies of Illinois vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis. Illinois Vital Records issues certified copies of Illinois birth certificates, which are typically acceptable for passport, social security, employment, school registration, personal identification purposes and other legal purposes.
How much is a birth certificate in Illinois?
The fee for a full certified copy is $15.00. Additional certified copies of the same record ordered at the same time are $2.00 each.
Is VitalChek real?
For 25 years, VitalChek has been an official, government-authorized service for citizens to securely order certified birth certificates and other vital records from official government agencies nationwide.
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!).
How can I order my birth certificate online?
To request a copy of a birth record online: Visit www.vitalchek.com and complete the information in the request form. You must complete the online authentication or send in the notarized Certificate of Identity. Please be sure to follow the instructions on the VitalChek site.
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.
How do you order a 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.
Why does VitalChek need my Social Security number?
To protect your privacy and security, we may require you to verify your identity.