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How Can I Request Copies of Birth Certificates? | Print |

You can request copies of Birth Certificates in one of three ways:

1.  Walk-In Service:  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday, except Major Holidays. Note our NEW location:  

141 Pryor St., First Floor, Suite 1029A
‚ÄčAtlanta, GA 30303

Response Time: Same Day Service

2.  Mail-in Request

Mail a letter with the name of the registrant, date of the event, and parental information. For deaths, please include any helpful information to identify the decedent as well. A valid, unexpired ID of the requestor should also be submitted.

Address: Fulton County Vital Records, 141 Pryor St., Suite 1029A Atlanta, GA 30303

Response Time: 3-5 business days

3.  VitalChek   (Third Party Vendor)

  • Order online with your major credit card at www.vitalchek.com
  • Or dial 1 800-317-6654
  • Response Time: Regular mail, 5-7 business days and expedited orders, up to 3 business days.
  • NOTE: ¬† Foreign birth certificates cannot be ordered via this service and must be requested from the State Vital Records office only by dialing 404 679 4702.
A surcharge and expedite fee applies for credit card payments. Only birth and death certificates are available through this service.