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All Georgia County Birth Records can be obtained from Fulton County Vital Records Office, 141 Pryor St SW, Suite 1029A, at the Fulton County Government Center in downtown Atlanta. The office is open from 8:30 A.M. until 4:30 P.M. (E.S.T.), Monday through Friday, excluding  major holidays. Click here for the driving directions. Applications are available in our office and must be filled out in duplicate.

On-line applications can be placed through Vital Chek at www.vitalchek.com  24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Any birth record that Fulton County is unable to retrieve may be requested from the State of Georgia Vital Records Department: 2600 Skyland Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30319. Telephone (404) 679-4702.

Identification ("ID") is required to pick up certified copies of vital records in person. No copies of ID or expired ID will be accepted. The acceptable forms of identification are listed below.

Requires ONE of the following:

  • Driver's license, any state
  • State issued I.D. card
  • Employee ID Card
  • U.S. Passport

All forms of identification must show your current name and address. If mailing, please send a photo copy of your current identification card so that the certified copies may be mailed to you. There is no additional charge for postage.

The cost for one copy of the birth certificate is  $25.00 (if record is found). Additional copies of the same record, purchased at the same time as the first, are  $5.00  each. This cost is for a certified copy of the birth or death certificate. Acceptable methods of payment for in-person requests are cash, credit/Debit (Visa or MasterCard), money orders and personal check. Please make payment out to: Fulton County Vital Records.

Please Note: Fees are Established by State Board of Health in Accordance with Georgia Health Code, Section 31-10-27.


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