- Birth certificates may be obtained at the Jackson County Health Department in person or by mail, by completing the steps below. Our hours of operation are Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Complete and sign the online application. Fee must accompany application for express online service.
Where can I get a copy of my birth certificate in person?
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.
How much does a birth certificate cost in Mississippi?
You can order birth certificates, death certificates and marriage records on-line, by mail, phone or in person by visiting our Vital Records office. Birth certificates cost $17, with a $6 fee for additional copies of the same record.
How long does it take to get a birth certificate in Mississippi?
How long will it take to receive my certificate? Standard orders (USPS) are processed in 7-10 business days. Online and telephone orders have the option of expedited delivery through UPS and are processed in 3-5 business days. I want to make a genealogy request for a birth and death record.
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 long does a birth certificate take to come in the mail?
It typically takes 4 to 8 weeks to receive your certified birth certificate copy in the mail. If you need your replacement sooner, premium services such as VitalRecordsOnline.com offer a Rush Package with expedited shipping. Some states may even be able to provide a copy within 2-3 business days.