Vital Records

WHAT VITAL RECORDS ARE AVAILABLE?
Virginia birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates are available at all health departments within CVHD.

WHO IS ENTITLED TO A VITAL RECORD?
Immediate family members only – parents, current spouse, adult children, siblings and grandparents.  Identification is required for all vital record requests. See the link below for acceptable identification.
Vital Record ID Requirements

IS THERE A COST FOR A VITAL RECORD?
There is a $12.00 fee per certified copy of a vital record or for the search of a record when no certificate can be located or printed.  We accept cash, check or credit card.

APPLICATIONS FOR A VITAL RECORD:
For Virginia: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/vital-records/applications-for-a-vital-record/
Vital Records Across America (certificates originated outside of Virginia): https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w/index.htm

HOW CAN I GET A VITAL RECORD ONLINE OR IF I AM OUT OF STATE?
Visit www.vitalchek.com or call 1.877.572.6333 (press option 2). You will need a major credit card to use this service.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Call 434.477.5900 (press option 6). Central Virginia Health District is open from 8:15am to 4:45pm Monday-Friday
You may also contact Division of Vital Records, in Richmond, VA – 804.662.6200