RHODE ISLAND VITAL RECORDS
Rhode Island Department of Health (Rhode Island Vital Records) issues certified copies of Rhode Island birth certificates, Rhode Island death certificates and Rhode Island marriage records for events which occurred within the state of Rhode Island. You may order copies of Rhode Island 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.
RHODE ISLAND BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Rhode Island Vital Records issues certified copies of Rhode Island birth certificates, which are typically acceptable for passport, proof of citizenship, social security, employment and personal identification purposes. Rhode Island birth certificates are available for events that occurred within the State of Rhode Island during the current year and 100 years prior.
Who Can Order?
Rhode Island birth certificates may be ordered by the person named on the certificate, a member of his/her immediate family, his/her guardian, or an authorized agent of these individuals; or attorneys-at-law, title examiners, or members of legally incorporated genealogical societies, in the conduct of their official duties; or persons requiring information for the determination or protection of a personal or property right; or a person who has been granted a court order instructing the registrar to provide disclosure.
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