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Order Official Virginia (VA) Birth Certificates Online From Virginia Department Of Health.



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



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Virginia Department Of Health Agency Information

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

Virginia Vital Records issues certified copies of Virginia 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 Virginia birth certificates for yourself, your child (as long as you are named on the certificate), your current spouse, a parent, a sibling, or grandchild (if you are the paternal grandparent, the father's name must be listed on the certificate). Your name must also be listed on the credit card or check being used for payment. If you are not one of the persons listed, you must fax proof of entitlement, along with a government issued photo ID, to 800.244.2515.
Note: Virginia birth certificates are public record 100 years after the date of event.

Where Can The Document Be Shipped?
Virginia Vital Records will only ship copies of Virginia birth certificates to the entitled applicant's verified credit card billing address. Please note that express couriers will not ship to a P.O. Box.

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Available Virginia (VA) Birth Certificate Types

Birth Certificate

A certified 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 State of Virginia from June 1, 1912 to present.

First Copy: $20.80    Additional Copies: $20.80

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.

Obtain official, certified Virginia (VA) birth records from Virginia Department Of Health online – quickly and securely.

VitalChek is an official service, authorized by Virginia Department Of Health, to securely order certified Virginia (VA) vital records, like birth certificates. Other online services may not be authorized by Virginia Department Of Health, 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 Virginia birth certificates, simple, fast and secure:

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