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Order Official Tennessee (TN) Birth Certificates Online From Tennessee Vital Records.



Once your Tennessee (TN) birth certificate order is complete, it is electronically sent the next business day to the government agency for processing.



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Tennessee Vital Records Agency Information

The Tennessee Division of Vital Records (Tennessee Vital Records) issues certified copies of Tennessee birth certificates, Tennessee death certificates, Tennessee marriage records and Tennessee divorce records for events that occurred within the State of Tennessee. You may order copies of Tennessee 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.

Tennessee Vital Records issues only certified copies of Tennessee birth certificates, which are typically acceptable for passport, social security, employment, personal identification and other legal purposes. The Birth Short Certificate cannot be used to obtain a passport.

Who Can Order?
An applicant may only order copies his or her own Tennessee birth certificate, or one for certain family members. A legal representative who represents the registrant, or a qualified member of the registrant's family, may also order copies of Tennessee birth certificates.

Where Can The Document Be Shipped?
Tennessee Vital Records will only ship copies of Tennessee birth certificates to the entitled applicant's address.

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Available Tennessee (TN) Birth Certificate Types

Birth Certificate Long Form

The ‘long form’ certificate is a printed image of the original certificate of birth. In addition to the child’s name and date of birth, it contains information such as the name of the hospital, address of parents, parents’ dates of birth, etc. The certificate contains a raised seal which denotes certification. Registration time for birth record are 45 days from the date of event.

First Copy: $15.00    Additional Copies: $15.00

Birth Verification

A verification of an event that can typically be used for informational purposes only. This is not a certified document and is not intended for identification. It is a handwritten transcript of the information taken from the original certificate. Registration time for birth records are 45 days from the date of event.

First Copy: $15.00    Additional Copies: $15.00

Birth Certificate Order Methods

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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 Phone
To place your order by phone, please call 866-233-0740. Have your credit card information and certificate information ready when you place your call to help speed up the order process.

Obtain official, certified Tennessee (TN) birth records from Tennessee Vital Records online – quickly and securely.

VitalChek is an official service, authorized by Tennessee Vital Records, to securely order certified Tennessee (TN) vital records, like birth certificates. Other online services may not be authorized by Tennessee Vital Records, 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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee (TN) birth certificate as quickly as possible.
  • Secure ordering processes that are designed to help protect your identity online.

VitalChek offers the convenience of ordering Tennessee (TN) 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.