Missouri Vital Records

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Missouri Government-Issued Vital Records

Ordering vital records in Missouri with Vital Records Online is a hassle-free process. Our unmatched experience in online assisted application services will save you time on unnecessary document resubmission at the office. If needed, you will greatly benefit from our unlimited support throughout your application process. We are here to help, by email and telephone.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services - Bureau of Vital Records 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. Replace a lost birth certificate, marriage certificate, and death certificate in a few steps with our online forms.

Save unnecessary trips to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services - Bureau of Vital Records and order a certified 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

Missouri Birth Certificate

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

Official Marriage Certificate

Missouri Marriage Certificate

Obtain Marriage records for yourself or a family member.

Official Marriage Certificate

Missouri Death Certificate

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

Ordering Vital Records in Missouri

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 Missouri government agency. Read below to understand more about some of the most frequently asked questions.

How long will it take to receive my vital records from Missouri?

Processing times differ between offices, but you should expect to receive your vital records in the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS) in 12 to 16 weeks.

What documents are required to order vital records from the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services?

To complete the online application, the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services requires applicants to prove their identity by including a photocopy of their ID. It varies depending on the type of certificate, but commonly people can use a driver’s license or a state photo ID. Check other acceptable IDs per certificate needed:

The DHSS Missouri requires the following documents to verify your identity and provide the copies of your vital records as fast as possible: A Notarized Sworn Statement that attests that you are authorized to obtain the record.

How much does it cost the copy of a vital record from Missouri?

Whenever you are ordering birth records, marriage certificates or licenses, divorce certificates or death records, Vital Records Online will charge a fee starting from $49 for the assistant service and the state of Missouri will charge a $15.00 fee for each certified copy of birth, $15.00 fee for each marriage certificate certified copy and $13.00 for each death certificate. Any additional copy to your order will cost$15.00 or $13.00 accordingly.

Who can request vital records from Missouri?

There are limitations to who can request vital records in the state of Missouri 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.

How to order birth certificates and other vital records from Missouri?

There are two options to order vital records in Missouri. The first and the easiest one is through Vital Records Online. You will be able to start your application process online, and then, you will receive your birth certificate or the other vital records by mail. The second option is going, in person, to the public office where the individual was born. This process could be tedious and time-consuming because of the long lines and paperwork typically associated with the Administration.

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Missouri Vital Records Office
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Monday- Friday 9AM–4PM
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Vital Records Online Mailing Center
PO Box 13471
Miami, FL 33101

Currently, this location is not open to the public.