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Birth and Death Certificates
Birth and death certificates can be obtained in our Logan, Morgan, Phillips and Washington county offices. Birth certificates are available for Colorado births dating back to 1906. Certain death records may require a waiting period.
Birth certificates are a required form of identification for the following:
Entrance to school
Obtaining a driver's license
Obtaining a marriage license
Obtaining a passport
Register for sports
Baptism of infants
Download Birth Certificate Application in English or Spanish
Download Death Certificate Application in English or Spanish
We can provide certificates if the individual was born or died in Colorado.
If the individual was born or died in a state other than Colorado.
NCHD cannot issue birth or death certificates for individuals that were born or died outside of the state of Colorado. You can visit this website to see the procedures of each state.
If you need a birth or death certificate, you can come to any of the four NCHD offices or order online.
You will need:
One approved form of identification
Person’s name appearing on the certificate
Date and place of birth/ death
Parents’ names, along with mother’s full maiden name
Purpose for the copy
Your relationship to the person for whom the certificate is requested(additional proof may be required.)
Birth certificates cost $20.00 for the first copy and $13.00 for each additional copy when ordered at the same time.
Death certificates cost $20.00 for the first copy and $13.00 for each additional copy when ordered at the same time.
*If the individual died prior to 1975 the death certificate can only be obtained from the county where the death occurred and cannot be ordered online.
NCHD accepts any form of payment. For your convenience, you can also process online requests through VitalChek Network, Inc., an independent company that we have partnered with to provide this service.
This service is offered with an additional fee. All major credit cards accepted including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® and Visa®.
If you have questions about obtaining a birth or death certificate please call
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