Only “authorized persons” will be able to purchase a Certified Copy of their own or family Birth, Death and Marriage Certificate. You must fill out a form prior to purchase, and indicate whether or not you are an authorized person by signing “under penalty of perjury” statement. If you are not an authorized person, you will receive a certified copy with the statement INFORMATIONAL, NOT A VALID DOCUMENT TO ESTABLISH IDENTITY across the face of the document, and you will also have to fill out a form.
If you are paying by personal check, there is a 15 working day hold. If you need your record sooner, please pay by money order or credit card.
If you desire to purchase a Birth or Death Certificate by mail: