Idaho Birth Certificate
How to Order Idaho Birth Records
Birth certificates for the state of Idaho are handled by the Idaho Bureau of Health Policy and Vital Statistics. Their records begin in July 1911.
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 Idaho birth certificate application and fill it out and mail with payment and a copy of your photo identification to:
Idaho Bureau of Health Policy and Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
The fees are as follows:
* All certificates are $13.00
* Additional $18.00 if Express Service is selected
* Additional Certificates are $13.00
Please do not send cash. Personal check or certified funds only.
Please call (208) 334-5988 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:
There are no e-mail, phone, or counter services available.
If you have any questions, please call (208) 334-5988.