Ohio Vital Records

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Ohio Government-Issued Vital Records

Ordering vital records in Ohio 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 Ohio 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 Ohio 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

Ohio Birth Certificate

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

Official Marriage Certificate

Ohio Marriage Certificate

Obtain Marriage records for yourself or a family member.

Official Marriage Certificate

Ohio Death Certificate

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

Ordering Vital Records in Ohio

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

  1. Ordering Vital Records in Ohio

    Before you start the process to order a certified copy of a birth certificate, marriage certificate, or death certificate, you should know some important information about the requirements, processing times, and other useful information required by the state of Ohio.

  2. How long will it take to receive my vital records in Ohio?

    Processing times differ between offices, but you should expect to receive your vital records in Ohio 3 to 5 business weeks.

  3. What documents are required to order vital records in Ohio?

    In order to complete the online application, the Ohio Health Department 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 the drivers license or a state photo ID. Check other acceptable IDs per certificate needed:

    • Ohio Birth Certificate Requirements
    • Ohio Marriage Certificate Requirements
    • Ohio Death Certificate Requirements

  4. How much does it cost the copy of a vital record in Ohio?

    Whenever you are ordering birth records, marriage certificate 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 Ohio will charge a $25.00 fee for each certified copy of birth,Certified copies of marriage licenses and divorce decrees can only be obtained from the county where the event was recorded fees may vary, on average you can expect to a pay $21.50 fee. A $25.00 for each death certificate. Any additional copy to your order will cost $25.00. A Money Order is Required.

  5. Who can request vital records in Ohio?

    At the moment there are limitations to who can request vital records in the state of Ohio 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.

  6. How to order birth certificates and other vital records in Ohio?

    There are two ways to order vital records in Ohio. The first and the easiest is through our service – Vital Records Online. You can complete your application process online and will receive your vital records by mail. Saving you time and a trip to the government agency.

    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.

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Ohio Vital Records Office
Business Hours
Saturday to Sunday - Closed
Monday to Friday 8AM–5PM

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

Currently, this location is not open to the public.