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.

How Do I Order Replacement Vital Records?


One of the most common vital records which individuals look to replace is a lost birth certificate.  Lost birth certificates like almost all lost vital records can be replaced by the original issuing agency in the state where the birth occurred.



Other lost vital records including death certificates and marriage licenses can also be replaced by the respective original issuing agency.

More information on replacing lost or stolen vital records can be found below.