Birth and Death Certificates - Text Box


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.

Information Needed

To order a birth or death certificate, you must provide the following information about the person named on the record:

  • First and last names
  • Date of birth for birth certificates or death for death certificates (month, day, and year)
  • Race
  • Sex
  • For birth certificates, mother's maiden name, first and last, for the person named
How Do I …

Order Georgia Birth and Death Records?

You must complete the following steps to request and receive a birth or death certificate.

FAQs About Certificates

Visit our frequently asked questions about required information, identification documents, fees, and more below.


Department of Vital Records

(404) 679-4702

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