We are an authorized online vital records ordering service for Arapahoe County Health Department.
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About Vital Records from Arapahoe County Health Department
ARAPAHOE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
The Arapahoe County Health Department issues copies of Arapahoe County Colorado vital records including certified copies of Arapahoe County birth certificates, Arapahoe County death certificates for events that occurred within Arapahoe County Colorado.
The Arapahoe County Health Department requires all applicants to submit a copy of proof of relationship (e.g. marriage certificate, birth certificate, court order) and a copy of their valid, government issued photo ID. You will be presented with an Authorization Form at the end of your order that includes specific instructions. When faxing your identification, please enlarge and lighten to ensure your fax is legible. Your order will not be processed until a legible form of identification and proof of relationship are received. Below is a list of acceptable forms of identification:
One of the following valid forms of identification (no expired documents are accepted):
- Alien Registration Receipt/Permanent Resident Card, Certificate of U.S. Citizenship, Jail Temporary Inmate ID: Denver or Pueblo County, Colorado Department of Corrections ID card, Colorado Department of Humans Services Youth Corrections ID, Colorado Temporary Driver's License/State ID (must be current), Employment Authorization Card (I-766), Foreign Passport, Government Work ID, Job Corps ID Card, US Merchant Mariner Card/Book, Driver's License/ID Card (DMV - U.S.), Foreign Driver's License/ID Card (issued directly from foreign country's government - not state or province), School, University or College ID Card (must be current), Temporary Resident Card, U.S. B1/B2 Card with I-94, U.S. Certificate of Naturalization, U.S. Citizenship ID Card (I-197), U.S. Military ID Card, U.S. Passport Book or Card
Two of the following (any document expired more than six months will not be accepted):
- Acknowledgment of Paternity (Colorado only), Birth Certificate of Applicant (U.S. only), Court order of adoption or name change, Craft of trade license (Colorado only), DD-214, Divorce Decree (U.S. only), Colorado Gaming License, Hospital birth worksheet (within 6 months of birth), Colorado Hunting or Fishing License (must be current), Foreign or International Driving License/ID Card (issued by foreign country's state or province), Marriage License/Certificate (U.S. only), Medicaid Card (Colorado only), Medicare Card, Mexican Voter Registration Card, Motor Vehicle Registration or Title (must be current - U.S. only), Pilot License, State, Territorial or Federal Prison or Corrections ID Card, Social Security Card, Selective Service Card/Letter (U.S. only), Weapon or Gun Permit (U.S. only), Work ID, Paycheck Stub (within 3 months) or W2 (last tax year), Any expired document from the "Primary" list (cannot be expired more than 6 months)Card, Weapon or gun permit (U.S. only), Work ID, W-2, or paycheck stub (within 3 mo.), Any expired document from the 'Primary List' (cannot be expired more than 6 mo.)
If you cannot provide acceptable identification, it is suggested that you ask a spouse, parent, grandparent, sibling, or adult child, who can provide appropriate identification, to request the certificate. Proof of relationship is required, (e.g. marriage certificate, birth certificate, court order, etc.).
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.
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.
Available Colorado (CO) Vital Record Types
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 in Arapahoe County from 1900 to present.
A certified copy of a death record that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred in Arapahoe County from 1975 to present.
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