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Should you have any questions, please contact our customer service team before you submit your order at 614-466-2531 or VitalStat@odh.ohio.gov

You can obtain a copy of a birth or death certificate from the city or county vital statistics office where the event occurred.  This is often the fastest option to receive a certified copy.  For a listing of offices sorted by county which also includes fee information, click here to review our statewide directory.

Please note: a copy of a sealed adoption file can only be ordered from the Ohio Department of Health, Office of Vital Statistics in Columbus.  A copy of the file CANNOT be ordered online, nor can a copy of an adoption file be provided in our lobby on the same day.  Click here to review Adoption Information.

Birth records can be issued from any city of county vital statistics office in Ohio, regardless of where the event occurred.  The following offices can accept your request over the phone:

 

Name

Phone Number

Price

Phone Fees

Hours

Expedited Shipping

1

Alliance City
(Stark Co)

(330) 821-7373

$25.00

$0.00

8:30 - 4:30

No

2

Ashtabula City

(440) 992-7123

$25.00

$3.00

8:00 - 4:30

Yes

3

Auglaize Co

(419) 738-3410

$22.00

$7.00

8:00 - 4:30

Yes

4

Canton City
(Stark Co)

(330) 489-3231 opt. 3

$25.00

$0.00

8:00 - 4:30

Yes

5

Clinton Co

(937) 382-3829

$23.00

$0.00

7:30 - 4:30

No

6

Columbiana Co

(330) 424-0272

$27.00

$7.00

8:00 - 4:00

Yes

7

Delaware Co

(740) 368-1700

$24.00

$7.00

8:00 - 4:30

Yes

8

Euclid City
(Cuyahoga Co)

(216) 289-2843

$25.00

$5.00

9:00 - 4:30

Yes

9

Fulton Co

(419) 337-0915

$23.00

$7.00

8:30 - 4:30

Yes

10

Geauga Co

(440) 279-1902

$23.00

$7.00

8:00 - 4:30

Yes

11

Hamilton City
(Butler Co)

(513) 785-7094

$25.00

$0.00

8:30 - 4:30

No

12

Hamilton Co

(513) 946-7805

$24.00

$2.00

7:30 - 4:30, except Thursdays 8:30 - 4:30

No

13

Harrison Co

(740) 942-2616 ext. 140

$26.50

$0.00

8:00 - 4:00

No

14

Holmes Co

(330) 674-5035

$25.00

$1.50

8:00 - 4:30

Yes

15

Lake Co

(440) 350-2549

$21.50

$5.00

8:00 - 4:30, except Tuesdays 8:00 -6:30

Yes

16

Licking Co

(740) 349-6535 opt. 4

$25.00

$0.00

8:00 - 5:00

Yes

17

Medina Co

(330) 723-9511

$22.00

$1.00

8:00 - 4:30

Yes

18

Miami Co

(937) 573-3500

$24.00

$0.00

8:00 - 3:50

Yes

19

Middletown City
(Butler Co)

(513) 425-1818

$25.00

$0.00

8:00 - 4:00,
Closed Fridays

Yes

20

Montgomery Co

(937) 225-4420

$22.00

$7.00

8:00 - 4:30

Yes

21

Norwood City
(Hamilton Co)

(513) 458-4600

$25.00

$0.00

8:00 - 5:00

No

22

Parma City
(Cuyahoga Co)       

(440) 885-8816

$25.00

$0.00

8:30 - 4:00

No

23

Pickaway Co

(740) 477-9667

$28.00

$0.00

8:00 - 4:30

No

24

Richland Co

(419) 774-4500

$25.00

$1.50

8:00 - 4:30, except Fridays 8:00 - 4:00

Yes

25

Salem City
(Columbiana Co)

(330) 332-1618

$26.50

$7.00

9:00 - 4:00

Yes

26

Shelby Co

(937) 498-7249

$25.00

$2.50

7:30 - 4:00

No

27

Summit Co

(330) 812-3846

$22.00

$7.00

8:00 - 3:30

Yes

28

Tuscarawas Co

(330) 343-5555 ext. 125

$25.00

$0.00

8:00 - 4:00

No

29

Wayne Co

(330) 264-9590

$25.00

$7.00

8:00 - 4:00

Yes

30

Williams Co

(419) 485-3141

$25.00

$7.00

8:30 - 4:30

Yes

Click here to submit your order to the state office via credit card online.   Birth, death and paternity affidavit orders can be placed online at the state Office of Vital Statistics with no additional fees. No rush orders are available through this service.  Orders may not be cancelled after submitted.  Please note all certified copies may take up to three (3) weeks for processing. For faster service, customers are encouraged to contact the local vital statistics office where the birth/death event occurred.

For birth orders, an abstract of the birth certificate data will be printed and certified.  Book copies of birth records are NOT AVAILABLE for purchase through the state website.  Death records are always issued as book copies.  Effective 10/15/2015, for the first five years after the date of death, the social security number of the deceased will not be included on the death certificate unless the requestor meets certain requirements; click here to review detailed records request instructions

 

Updated: 4/4/2017