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New Hampshire Birth Certificates

How to Order Birth Records in New Hampshire

Birth certificates for the state of New Hampshire are handled by the New Hampshire Division Of Vital Records Administration.  Their records begin in the year 1640.  New Hampshire Birth Record Search

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 New Hampshire birth certificate form and fill it out and mail with payment and a copy of your photo identification to:

Division of Vital Records Administration
Health and Welfare Building
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301-6508

The fees are as follows:

Each birth certificate is $12.00.  Additional copies of the same record are $8.00.

Please do not send cash.  Personal check or certified funds only.

Please call (603) 271-4654 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:

Department of State
Division of Vital Records Administration
71 South Fruit Street
Concord, NH 03301-2410

The hours of operation are Monday - Friday  8:30am - 4:00pm.

If you have any questions, please call (603) 271-4654.