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Paul F. Royce, State Registrar
Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics

VitalChek is your direct connection to:

  • Order certified copies of Kentucky certificates (with government seal) from the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics.
  • Obtain information and instructions for ordering vital records from the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics.

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Birth Certificate | Obtain a copy of your birth record

(Government Certified) 

 May include Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships

Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics Agency Information

KENTUCKY VITAL RECORDS
Kentucky Vital Records issues certified copies of Kentucky birth certificates, Kentucky death certificates and Kentucky marriage records for events which occurred in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. You may order copies of Kentucky 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.





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Available Kentucky (KY) Vital Record Types

Birth Certificate
This is a certified copy of a 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 Commonwealth of Kentucky from 1911 to present.

Important Note - Births that occurred in Fort Campbell from Nov. 22, 1982 to present are considered Tennessee births. These records may be ordered from Tennessee Vital Records.

First Copy: $10.00    Additional Copies: $10.00


Stillbirth Certificate
A limited number of stillbirths were reported prior to 1939.

First Copy: $6.00    Additional Copies: $6.00


Death Certificate
This is a certified copy that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes.

First Copy: $6.00    Additional Copies: $6.00


Marriage Certificate
This is a certified copy of a marriage certificate. This is not a copy of the marriage license.

First Copy: $6.00    Additional Copies: $6.00


Divorce Certificate
This is a certified copy of the Certificate of Divorce. This is not a copy of the divorce decree.

First Copy: $6.00    Additional Copies: $6.00


Order official, certified Kentucky (KY) vital records from Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics online – quickly and securely.

VitalChek is an official service, authorized by Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics, to securely order certified Kentucky (KY) vital records, like birth and death certificates. Other online services may not be authorized by Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics, and may charge additional fees without providing approved services or guaranteeing confidentiality of your data.

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