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Order official Kentucky vital records online.


State Logo VitalChek is the authorized vendor for the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics to process online, fax and phone orders for vital records.

Paul F. Royce, State Registrar
Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics

VitalChek is your direct connection to:

  • Order certified copies of Kentucky certificates (with government seal) from the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics.
  • Obtain information and instructions for ordering vital records from the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics.

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Birth Certificate | Obtain a copy of your birth record

(Government Certified) 

 May include Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships

Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics Agency Information

KENTUCKY VITAL RECORDS
Kentucky Vital Records issues certified copies of Kentucky birth certificates, Kentucky death certificates and Kentucky marriage records for events which occurred in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. You may order copies of Kentucky vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.

NOTICE: Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.



KENTUCKY BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Kentucky Register of Deeds issues only certified copies of birth certificates, which are typically acceptable for passport, social security employment and personal identification purposes.

Who Can Order?
An applicant may only order his or her own birth certificate or one for an immediate family member.



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Available Kentucky (KY) Birth Certificate Types

Birth Certificate
This is a certified copy of a birth certificate that can typically be used for travel, passport, proof of citizenship, social security, driver's license, school registration, personal identification and other legal purposes. Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred within the Commonwealth of Kentucky from 1911 to present.

Important Note - Births that occurred in Fort Campbell from Nov. 22, 1982 to present are considered Tennessee births. These records may be ordered from Tennessee Vital Records.

First Copy: $10.00    Additional Copies: $10.00


Stillbirth Certificate
A limited number of stillbirths were reported prior to 1939.

First Copy: $6.00    Additional Copies: $6.00


Birth Certificate Order Methods


Order Online
It's the easiest and most efficient method for ordering official birth certificates and other vital records because there is less room for error when you enter the information yourself. Our simple forms have built-in editing features to help ensure the accuracy of your order.


Order By Fax
This agency accepts orders by fax. Please fax your completed application to 866-283-7477.

Birth Certificate Fax Application

Stillbirth Certificate Fax Application

Death Certificate Fax Application

Marriage Certificate Fax Application

Divorce Certificate Fax Application


Order By Phone
To place your order by phone, please call 800-241-8322. Have your credit card information and certificate information ready when you place your call to help speed up the order process.

Obtain official, certified Kentucky (KY) birth records from Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics online – quickly and securely.

VitalChek is an official service, authorized by Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics, to securely order certified Kentucky (KY) vital records, like birth certificates. Other online services may not be authorized by Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics, and may charge additional fees without providing approved services or guaranteeing confidentiality of your data.

As a government-approved organization for 25 years, VitalChek safely delivers millions of vital records every year and is America’s #1 resource for ordering certified birth certificates across the nation. VitalChek makes purchasing your family’s most important documents, such as Kentucky birth certificates, simple, fast and secure:

  • Simple step-by-step ordering with easy to use editing features to help ensure the accuracy of your order.
  • Fast online ordering, processing & delivery options to help get your Kentucky (KY) birth certificate as quickly as possible.
  • Secure ordering processes that are designed to help protect your identity online.

VitalChek offers the convenience of ordering Kentucky (KY) birth certificates for yourself or your family from the privacy of your home or office, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, with no hidden fees or unexplained charges. No traffic, no standing in line, no parking, no hassles.