Birth & death certificates are available at the Health Center from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Same-day service is available to walk-in customers. You must have a photo identification card of some kind, e.g. Driver's license, Work I.D., etc. to obtain the copies. Fees: Birth Certificates - $15.00 each Death Certificates - $13.00 for 1 copy $10.00 for each additional copy per personNo birth certificates before 1920 and no death certificates before 1980 are available at the Health Center. They may be obtained from
Missouri Department of HealthBureau of Vital Records930 WildwoodP.O. Box 570Jefferson City, MO 65102You may also contact them by phone at:
Births: (573) 751-6387Deaths: (573) 751-6374More information regarding Vital Records can be found at the State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Frequently asked questions regarding issuance of birth/death records - who can request, etc. Frequently Asked Questions about Birth/Death Records in Missouri
Missouri Department of HealthBureau of Vital Records930 WildwoodP.O. Box 570Jefferson City, MO 65102
Births: (573) 751-6387Deaths: (573) 751-6374
You may complete the attached application and send it to us with both payment and a photocopy of your driver’s license. For mail-in requests you MUST have the form notarized. Turnaround time is estimated at 2 to 4 weeks from the day the request is received. However, please allow sufficient time for delivery for all birth/death records. Please send check or money order. Application for Certified copy of Birth/Death Certificate for the state of MissouriA photocopy of your driver’s license AND notarized form must be sent with payment or your payment will be returned to you without the certificate.Application for Certified copy of Birth/Death Certificate for the state of MissouriMail your request with payment and driver’s license copy to: Attention: Vital Records Clay County Public Health Center 800 Haines Drive Liberty, MO 64068
Obtain a certified copy of a birth or death certificate within 7-10 business days by credit card, with Federal Express or regular mail. Additional service charges will be applied.Clay County Public Health Center does not accept credit card orders over the phone or online orders. However, for your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service, VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached through its website, www.vitalchek.com. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard®, or Visa®.Click here to obtain a birth or death certificate through VitalChek.
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