District of Columbia Vital Records

Vital Records Online is the securest website to start your District of Columbia birth certificates, marriage certificates, and death certificate orders.

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District of Columbia Government-Issued Vital Records

Ordering vital records in District of Columbia with Vital Records Online is a hassle-free process. Our online assistant application services will let you avoid penalties from an incomplete form and you will benefit from unlimited support through your application process.

The District of Columbia Department of Public Health sets the requirements for the necessary documentation that you will need in order to obtain your certified vital records. An authorized copy of your vital records is necessary for a variety of purposes. You may also need to replace lost birth certificates, marriage certificates, and death certificates.

Skip a trip to the District of Columbia Department of Vital Records and order an authorized copy of your records from the comfort of your home. We take care of the processing and ensure a timely delivery straight to your door.

Click the links below to start your online application:

Official Birth Certificate

District of Columbia Birth Certificate

Request a Certified Copy of Live Birth for your baby or child.

Official Marriage Certificate

District of Columbia Marriage Certificate

Obtain Marriage records for yourself or a family member.

Official Marriage Certificate

District of Columbia Death Certificate

Get an Original Copy of a Death Certificate replacement for a lost record.

Ordering Vital Records in District of Columbia

Before starting the process to request a certified copy of a birth certificate, marriage certificate, or death certificate, it is important to understand that you will have to provide some sensitive information in order to obtain your records. It is also important to know about the requirements, processing times, and other relevant information for the District of Columbia government agency. Read below to understand more about some of the most frequently asked questions.

  1. How long will it take to receive my vital records in District of Columbia?

    Processing times differ between the offices, but you should expect to receive your vital records in District of Columbia between 2 to 4 business weeks.

  2. Who can request vital records in District of Columbia?

    At the moment there are limitations to who can request vital records in the state of District of Columbia Bureau of Vital Statistics. It depends on if the request is for a birth certificate, marriage certificate, or death certificate, the requestor must be doing it on their own behalf. Otherwise, the requester must be part of the close family, some distant family member, or must be the legal representative for the individual of record.

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District of Columbia Vital Records Office
Business Hours
Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Vital Records Online Processing Center
1201 West Peachtree St, Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA, 30309

Currently, this location is not open to the public.

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