Have you ever lost your birth certificate and had no idea on how to obtain a new one? Getting your replacement birth certificate for Alabama is as easy 1, 2 and 3. In the quest to get your replacement record all you need is the information that is on your vital record. Information like name, date of birth and parents name is some of the things that you would have to actually include in your request. There is a fee that has to be paid of $15 to obtain your vital record.
How to obtain a birth record
Obtaining a birth certificate is fairly easy. All you have to do is download the application and fill it out accordingly. When requesting you must provide:
· full name of person at birth
· date of birth
· county or city of birth
· hospital of birth – if not in a hospital state “home”
· full maiden name of mother
· full name of father
· your name
· your signature
· your relationship to the person whose certificate you are requesting
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· address where the certificate is to be mailed
· your daytime phone number
Requesting a Replacement Birth Certificate by Mail
To obtain your record by mail, send in the information above and the $15 fee to:Alabama Vital Records
P.O. Box 5625
Montgomery, Alabama 36103-5625
After sending all the needed information and fee in it can take 7-10 days to get to you. All forms of payment should be checks or money order. If you want your request expedited to you an additional fee is required.
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To obtain your replacement birth certificate Alabama in person you can go to any county health department in the state of Alabama to obtain a certified copy. Most birth certificates can be issued to you the same day. The wait for an in person certificate is approximately 30 minutes.
You can obtain your replacement birth certificate online through VitalChek . Obtaining a record this way will cost you more than going to your county office and can take longer depending on when you got your request in.
Obtaining your record is an easy task. All you have to do is fill out the necessary request form and send in your fee and you can have your replacement birth certificate sent to you in no time