Montana Birth Certificates
How to Order Montana Birth Records
Birth certificates for the state of Montana are handled by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. Their records begin in the year 1907.
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 Montana Birth Record Request Form and fill it out and mail with payment and a copy of your photo identification to:
Office of Vital Statistics
Department of Public Health and Human Services
111 N Sanders Rm 209
PO BOX 4210
Helena MT 59604
The fees are as follows:
Each birth certificate is $12.00. Additional copies of the same record requested at the same time are $5.00.
Please do not send cash. Personal check or certified funds only.
Please call 1-(888) 877-1946 prior to mailing to ensure that the fees have not changed since the publication of this document.
If you have any questions, please call 1-(888) 877-1946.