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This site collects identifying information to allow us to contact the registrant (county agency), find your documents and get them to you.
Authorized certified copies of vital records may be required to obtain a driver’s license, passport, social security card and other personal and financial services related to an individual’s identity.
The registrant, or a parent or legal guardian of the registrant.
A child, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse or domestic partner of the registrant.
A party entitled to receive the record as a result of a court order, or an attorney or a licensed adoption agency.
A member of a law enforcement agency or a representative of another governmental agency, as provided by law, who is conducting official business.
An attorney representing the registrant or the registrant’s estate, or any person or agency empowered by statute or appointed by a court to act on behalf of the registrant or the registrant estate.
Requests may either be input by this application, or by the smart phone application or portal.
The process is similar, namely: registration, identification, certificate request and issuance.
1. Register an Applicant
Identifying information is collected that allows us to contact the registrant.
Identifying information is collected from the registrant and attested so that we can identify the registrant. For this we need either: two acceptable forms of identification and a picture. or: a notarized Certificate of Identity.
3. Certificate Requests
On successful registration the registrant may request vital records’ certificates. Depending on the certificate request and the type of registrant additional information may be required for the request to be granted. Before issuing the certificate, payment shall be collected from the registrant.
On successful registration the registrant may request vital records’ certificates. Depending on the certificate request and the type of registrant additional information may be required for the request to be granted.
The legal portion of the birth certificate shows the child’s name, date of birth, and parents’ names, among other things. It establishes state residency and US citizenship. It provides legal identity.
A birth certificate is required for Social Security, Medicaid, school enrollment, a passport, a driver’s license, social services such as a marriage license, and more. In addition, it serves as proof of relationship to parents, which is required for child support services, inheritance, and eligibility for benefits.
(Informational digital Birth Certificates are not available.)
An authorized certified copy of a Death Certificates is required to serve as proof for legal purposes.
In some states, death certificates are considered public domain documents and they can be obtained by any individual regardless of the requester’s relationship to the deceased. In other states, only a legal representative, a spouse, parent, child, or sibling of the deceased may obtain a certified copy of the death certificate. In these instances, proof of relation to the decedent is required when submitting the application.
A death certificate may be required to access pension benefits, claiming life insurance, settling estates, getting married (if a widow or widower needs to prove that their previous partner has passed), or arranging for a funeral.
(Informational digital Death Certificates are not available.)
An authorized certified copy of a Marriage Certificate is vital for handling affairs, legal and financial concerns, or for traveling internationally. Therefore, you may need a copy.
Marriage certificates prove that a marriage took place. People typically use it for a variety of legal purposes. Every married couple gets a certified wedding certificate within a month after their legal wedding. This happens regardless if the wedding took place with a marriage license at an officiate or registered church.
(Informational digital Marriage Licenses are not available.)
An authorized certified copy of a Divorce Decree is required to remarry. Many states and countries require a copy of the divorce papers in order to issue a new Marriage License. This insures that the divorce was legal so the new marriage may take place.
Someone applying for a legal name change may also need to provide these court documents. Applying for landed immigration status may also require proof of marital status by providing a marriage certificate and/or divorce decree.
(Informational digital Divorce Decrees are not available.)