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We are an authorized online vital records ordering service for Franklin County Bureau Of Vital Records.

That means we can process your request fast, affordably, and securely. The only thing faster is doing it in person – but that’s not always possible or convenient, and that’s why we’re here.

Franklin County Bureau Of Vital Records 240 Parsons Avenue Columbus , OH, 43215-5331
Phone 877-648-0605
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About Vital Records from Franklin County Bureau Of Vital Records

The Franklin County Bureau of Vital Records (Franklin County Vital Records) issues certified copies of birth certificates and death certificates for events which occurred within Ohio. You may order copies of Ohio vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.


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 Ohio (OH) Vital Record Types

Death Certificate

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 Franklin County from 1908 to present.


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 in Ohio from 1908 to present. Newborn certificates are available about 8-10 weeks after the event.


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