We are an authorized online vital records ordering service for Ohio 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.
About Vital Records from Ohio Vital Records
OHIO VITAL RECORDS
Vital Statistics at the Ohio Department of Health issues certified copies of death certificates for events that occurred within the State of Ohio. Certified copies of Ohio birth records may be ordered through local vital records offices. Ohio marriage records and Ohio divorce records are maintained by the county probate court in the county where the marriage or divorce occurred. You may order copies of Ohio vital records through VitalChek with expedited shipping.
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
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 Ohio from December 20, 1908 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 within the State of Ohio from January 1, 1954 to present.
Note - Death Certificates from 1908 through 1953 are located at Ohio Historical Society, 1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43211.
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