West Virginia Vital Records

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West Virginia Government-Issued Vital Records

Ordering vital records in West Virginia 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 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 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

West Virginia Birth Certificate

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

Official Marriage Certificate

West Virginia Marriage Certificate

Obtain Marriage records for yourself or a family member.

Official Marriage Certificate

West Virginia Death Certificate

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

Ordering Vital Records in West Virginia

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 West Virginia 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 the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources?

Processing times differ between offices, but you should expect to receive your vital records in West Virginia in 5 to 20 business days.

What documents are required to order vital records from West Virginia?

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (WV DHHR) requires applicants to prove their identity by including a photocopy of their ID to complete the online application. 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:

How much does a vital record cost from West Virginia?

Vital Records Online will charge a fee starting from $49 for the assistant service whenever you order birth records, marriage certificates or licenses, divorce certificates, or death records. West Virginia will charge a $12.00 fee for each certified copy of birth. Any additional copy to your order will cost $12.00, a $12.00 fee for each marriage certificate certified copy, and any extra copy of your order will cost $12.00. A $12.00 fee for each death certificate, any additional copy to your order will cost $12.00.

Who can request vital records from West Virginia?

At the moment, there are limitations to who can request vital records in the WV DHHR. It depends on if the request is for a birth, marriage, 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 West Virginia?

There are two ways to order vital records in West Virginia. 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. You are saving your time and a trip to the government agency. The second option is going in person to the public office where the person in the record was born. This process can be time-consuming because of the paperwork required and the long waiting lines typically associated with the Administration.

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

Currently, this location is not open to the public.