Eligibility to obtain copies vital records is set on a state by state basis in accordance with state law. There are two categories for how states manage their vital records – “open record states” are states for vital records are available to the public upon request and “closed records states” are states where vital records […]
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When an individual misplaces or cannot find their original birth certificate the next step is to obtain a certified copy of the original birth certificate. In most cases, a certified copy can be requested from the vital records office in the county where the person was born. The certified copy is an exact copy of […]
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 […]
Vital records are documents that contain information about the important events in a person’s life such as a birth, marriage or death. Among the most common types of vital records are birth certificates, death certificates and marriage licenses. These records are important as they help to establish a person’s identity. They also may be used […]
The information provided by vital records varies with the type of vital record. For example, a birth certificate is an official government document which confirms the details around the birth of a newborn baby. These details include the baby’s name, the name of both the mother and father and hospital where the birth occurred and […]