Health Care : Birth Certificate

Who do I contact to get a copy of my birth certificate if I was born in Ohio?

If you were born in Ohio, you will need to contact your local health department in the county where you were born. 

To find the address for your county office, you can call the Ohio Department of Health at (614) 466-2531 or search the directory on the Ohio Department of Health website.

You can also walk in to the Ohio Department of Health, Office of Vital Statistics located at 225 Neilston Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

What information do I need to get a copy of my birth certificate?

You will need the following information:

  • Name at birth

  • Date of birth

  • Place of birth

  • Mother's maiden name

  • Father's name

  • Current phone number and address

What form will I need to complete to get a copy of my birth certificate?

Complete the Application for Certified Copies form and hand-deliver or mail it to Department of Vital Statistics in your county.

How much will it cost to get a copy of my birth certificate?

One copy of the birth certificate costs $ 21.50.

Veterans may get one copy free of charge.

Read More -- The Ohio Poverty Law Center's "How Do I Get a Copy of My Birth Certificate" pamphlet provides information on contact phone numbers, and on what information you will need.

 

 
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