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Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services:  Office of Vital Statistics

275 East Main Street, 1E-A

Frankfort, Kentucky 40621


Phone: 502-564-4212

Fax: 877-435-5584

Toll Free: 877-817-7362

Website: chfs.ky.gov/dph/vital/

Service Area: Kentucky Births

Cost: $10 per certified birth certificate; $6 per certified death, marriage divorce

Service Description: The Vital Statistics office has on file birth certificates from 1911 to present. This office has no records of births occurring prior to the above date except delayed records of births for persons born before 1911 which have been established by affidavits and documentary evidence. You can purchase a certified birth certificate by phone, by mail, off the Internet, or by visiting the office. See purchase options details on Vital page. Please allow up to approximately 30 working days for processing of all type of certificates when ordered through the mail. Information needed to obtain a certificate: Full name at birth of the person for whom the certificate is requested; The month, day and year of birth; The county of birth; The mother's maiden name; The father's name. Additional information needed: Name and address where the certificate is to be mailed; Phone number where you can be reached during the day from 8:00-4:30 Eastern Time; The number of copies being ordered; Enclose a check or money order to cover the cost of each certificate ordered and mail to: Office of Vital Statistics, 275 East Main Street - 1E-A, Frankfort, KY 40621. For additional information or to order birth certificate online please visit the website listed.


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 Last Modified 7/22/13