South Carolina Birth Certificate Fees & Processing Time

Find all the official fees related to the birth certificate in South Carolina. Use our Smart Vital Records Fees Lookup tool below If you require further information about fees in other states or for other certificates.

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South Carolina birth certificate

South Carolina Birth Certificate

The state of South Carolina charges $12 to process a birth certificate application and provide your first copy. Any additional copy will cost $3. The standard processing time of a birth certificate in South Carolina is 2-4 weeks. In-person applications have the option of paying the fee in cash or by credit/debit card. Mail-in applications must be paid by check or money order addressed to “SC DHEC”. You can find more information about the different health department fees on the South Carolina health department website.

For information about the application process and requirements to submit a request, please check our South Carolina state page.

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South Carolina birth certificate

Standard Order

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Processing time

2 - 4 weeks*
Starting from $49

State fees might not be included.

South Carolina birth certificate

Rush Order

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Not available

Processing time


South Carolina birth certificate

Additional copy

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South Carolina apostille certificate


State fees


* Processing time may vary depending of the load and availability of the processing agency. The time displayed was gather from official website and from our own processing estimation of our past previous orders.

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