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Order certificates from the Georgia Office of Vital Records for births and deaths that occurred in Georgia from January 1919 to the present.
You can obtain Georgia state birth and death records as certified copies for legal purposes.
Only individuals with specific qualifying relationships to the person named on the record (see the FAQ below) can receive a birth or death certificate. Proof of identity and qualifying relationship documentation are required.
There is a nonrefundable fee of $25 per certified copy plus $8 for processing. Expedited shipping is also available for an additional $10 per order.
To order a birth or death certificate, you must provide the following information about the person named on the record:
You must complete the following steps to request and receive a birth or death certificate.
Visit our frequently asked questions about required information, identification documents, fees, and more below.