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Order Official Mississippi Birth Certificates Online From Mississippi Vital Records.


Once your Mississippi birth certificate order is complete, it is electronically sent by the next business day to the government agency for processing.


Hundreds of government agencies nationwide exclusively trust VitalChek for accepting their birth certificates and other vital record orders.


Most people place their Mississippi birth record order in less than 10 minutes!

Mississippi Vital Records Agency Information

The Mississippi State Department of Health, Office of Vital Records (Mississippi Vital Records) issues certified copies of Mississippi birth certificates, Mississippi death certificates and Mississippi marriage records for events that occurred within the State of Mississippi. You may order copies of Mississippi vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.

Please Note: If the certificate is needed for Apostille please contact the State Vital Records office at 877-295-4229 to order.

Certified copies may be ordered in person, by mail or if paying by credit card, online or by telephone. Processing time is 7-10 business days after receipt of request for Regular Mail and 3-5 business days after receipt of request for UPS Express Service .

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.

Mississippi Vital Records issues certified copies of Mississippi birth certificates, which are typically acceptable for passport, social security, employment, personal identification and other legal purposes.

Who Can Order?
You may order copies of Mississippi birth certificates for yourself or an immediate family member. If you are not a member of the certificate holder's immediate family, you must submit documentation showing a direct and tangible interest. Please fax documentation to 877.888.1549.

Where Can The Document Be Shipped?
Mississippi Vital Records will only ship copies of Mississippi birth certificates to the entitled applicant's home or work address. Please note that express couriers will not ship to a P.O. Box.

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Available Mississippi (MS) Birth Certificate Types

Birth Certificate

An exact certified duplicate of the original record 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 in the State of Mississippi from November 1, 1912 to present.

If an Apostille or Authentication is need for the certificate you are requesting, please place your order by phone.

First Copy: $17.00    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.

Fast | Secure | Authorized | Affordable

VitalChek is the authorized external ordering source for fast, secure vital records processed directly with the issuing government agency at the lowest cost available online. That means, unlike other online services, your application won’t get lost in the mail or sent to another service for processing. We process all of our orders through secure online data connections with the issuing government agencies. We don’t have your personal data laying around and everything is done through secure, PCI compliant online data transmission with the government agencies directly. That also means we get to “skip the line” for processing ahead of mail in applications, making our service the fastest available (of course we can’t speed up the agencies themselves, but we do everything we can to keep things moving!).

No other vital records processing service can offer that. That’s what makes VitalChek different – and safer – than anything else out there. The only thing that is shipped (via USPS, UPS, or FedEx depending on which shipping method you choose) is your actual vital record itself, directly from the government agency to you. Now that’s secure!