Birth Certificates: Virginia application forms are available as well as information on obtaining out of state certificates. Virginia certificates are maintained in Richmond, VA and will be forwarded to applicant by mail. (757) 382-8677 [local] (804)662-6200 [Richmond]
Acknowledgement of Paternity: Information is obtained from the mother and father of the child that is born out of wedlock. The Vital Records Office in Richmond prepares a new birth certificate that will include the father’s name and mails a certified copy to the parents. Appointments are necessary. (757) 382-8677
Fees may be charged for certain services.