Hawaii Birth Certificates
How to Order Hawaii Birth Records Online
Birth certificates for the state of Hawaii are handled by the State Department of Health. Their records begin in the year 1853.
Please note that you are only able to order birth certificates for yourself, your spouse, or a child for whom you are the parent, guardian or legal representative. You must be at least 18 yeas of age and provide proof of your identity in the form of a copy of a valid government-issued photo ID, such as your driver’s license, state-issued identification card, government issued employment identification, or passport.
Enlarge the copy of your ID and lighten it if needed to ensure it is clear and readable. Sign underneath it to verify that you are the requestor. If you are not ordering your own birth certificate, please make a notation on the copy of your ID of y our relationship to the person whose birth certificate you are requesting. Enclose a copy of any legal or supporting documentation such as guardianship papers or marriage license or certificate.
Please download the Hawaii birth certificate order form and fill it out and mail with payment and a copy of your photo identification to:
Office of Health Status Monitoring
Issuance/Vital Statistics Section
P.O. Box 3378
Honolulu, HI 96801
The fees are as follows:
$10.00 for the first copy of each certificate, and
$ 4.00 for each additional copy of the same certificate ordered at the same time.
Please do not send cash. Certified funds (money order, cashier’s check) only.
Please call (808) 586-4533 prior to mailing to ensure that the fees have not changed since the publication of this document.
You may also present the form, payment, and ID in person to:
Health Department Building
Room 103 (1st floor)
1250 Punchbowl Street (corner of Beretania and Punchbowl Streets)
The hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m
If you have any questions, please call (808) 586-4533.