What Does it Cost To Order Vital Records?

In the United States the cost to order vital records varies by type of record and by state. For a complete listing of costs by state please click here.

In addition to the cost of ordering the vital record, most states also require a copy of a picture identification (ID) of the person submitting the order. For more details on these requirements click here.

What If I Lost My Vital Records?


Vital records, including birth certificates and marriage licenses, can usually be replaced by the original issuing government office.  Typically there is a small fee associated with the reissuance of vital records.  More information on replacing lost vital records can be found below.