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Where and How to Get a Copy of a Birth Certificate

If you’re performing a background check on someone, you may need the person’s birth certificate in order to verify the name and date of birth, and to locate the parents. Birth certificates in the U.S. list the birth location, and sometimes, the addresses of the parents. If the parents still live at the same address, you can contact them and any neighbors to conduct your research.

Information on the birth certificate includes the names of the parents and the person born, and the date and place of birth. In some localities, more information is provided on the birth certificate, including the parents’ addresses, birthplaces, race and occupations. Any of this information can be helpful to your research.

There are many ways to get a copy of a birth certificate. One way is to contact the vital statistics office in the state of the birth of the person in question and request a birth certificate. This is usually done by letter or in person. Click Below on the state you are interested in for an overview of each:

This usually costs under $20.00. If you are looking for a quicker, easier way to obtain a birth certificate, you can order them from third-party sites for around $25.00. It’s very simple. You just fill out an online form, giving the name of the person, parents, date of birth, birth location, and your relationship to the person (if necessary).

Next, type your payment information and the address where you want the birth certificate sent, and you may have the record in as little as 5 to 7 days. These sites must comply with local regulations.

Some states require additional documentation such as a signed release form or copy of drivers’ license. If this is the case, the additional requirements will be explained to you as you place your order. As long as you fulfill all the requirements, you usually can receive the document rather quickly. Online birth certificate sites offer a quick, easy and inexpensive way to get the vital records you need.