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Replacement Birth Certificate Indiana

If you lost your Indiana birth certificate, don’t worry you can obtain a replacement birth certificate in Indiana dating back to 1914. You must bring proper documentation to include a state identification card, drivers license, work identification, military identification, school identification, veterans cards, passport, probation or corrections identification.

If you do not have any of these you can present two (2) of the following; social security card, voter’s registration card, major credit card with signature on back (no ATM or EBT cards), Indiana Gun Permit, motor vehicle registration, signed rental agreement/lease or mortgage of a property you still own, military DD-214, previous year’s signed tax return, or an Indiana professional license. All of the listed items must be valid.

In-Person Replacement of Indiana Birth Certificate

Visit ISDH Vital Records office between 9:00am and 2:00pm Tuesday through Friday. Remember the office is closed on state holidays. The office is located at

6 West Washington Street,
Indianapolis, Indiana

The first certificate cost $10.00, each additional copies are $4.00. The price to correct a birth certificate is $18.00. The staff works hard to ensure a wait time of less than an hour.

Indiana Birth Certificate Replacement Online and Phone Orders

Indiana uses VitalCheck to process online and phone orders as many states do. VitalChek is the official government authorized service. Its secure and can be accessed 24 hours a day. Only major credit cards are accepted for online orders including American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa. Contact VitalCheck by phone at 1-866-601-0891.

Requesting Indiana Birth Record by Mail

To order a certified copy of your birth certificates by mail complete the required form and submit your request to the address listed above; 6 West Washington street- Indianapolis, Indiana. Orders are processed between 3-4 weeks after they are received. Cost of the certificate by mail is $10.00 for the first copy and $4.00 for each additional copy. Checks and money orders should be made payable to the Indiana State Department of Health.

To get additional resources to help you get your birth certificate replacement please see our guide.

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