You can now create the application form for a vital record online. We recommend using this NEW option for faster processing of your application. Once you generate the Application online, the Office of Vital Records issues an Application (Tracking) ID to track your Application Status Online. You will receive Email/SMS updates on the status of your application by providing your email address and Mobile phone number.
The Code of Virginia requires a cost of $12.00 per certificate/search. There is no refund if the certificate is not found. A fee of $10 is charged for making the amendment to an existing record.
Press ‘Start Online Application Form’ button to start a request for an application for a vital record OR to request amendments/changes to an existing certificate.
Commonly Used Forms
Note: All applicants must provide a photocopy of required identification. Applications without proper identification and signature will be rejected and not processed.
- Application for Certification of a Birth Record
- Application for Certification of a Death Record
- Application for Certification of a Marriage and/or Divorce Record