Aurora (CO) Birth Certificate Online

Order an Aurora, Colorado (CO) birth certificate online to avoid long lines at the vital records office. Complete an easy form to get a certified copy of a Aurora birth certificate mailed to you.


US Birth Certificates continues to offer its vital records application preparation services during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Many government bureaus are processing online and mail-in applications although they are closed to the general public. Turnaround times in government agencies may be affected during the quarantine.

Applying for a vital records certificate now is advisable since it allows citizens to secure their vital records as soon as possible.

Regardless of whether you need a certified copy of a vital records certificate for a specific need or to keep on file, complete your application today.

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Aurora, CO Birth Certificate Replacement

Citizens born in the Aurora city or the rest of Arapahoe, Adams, and Douglas counties, are issued a Colorado (CO) birth certificate as soon as their birth is officially registered.

This essential legal document is a mandatory requirement for several U.S. official processes, such a when an Aurora citizen needs to:

  • Obtain a government-issued identification document, including a passport, a social security card, a driver’s license, amongst others
  • Enroll in school university, or sports activities
  • Get married

If your Aurora, Colorado birth certificate got lost, stolen, or was misplaced or destroyed —even partially— you will have to obtain an Aurora birth certificate replacement.

Applying for a legally-valid copy of an Aurora, (CO) vital record can be conveniently done online, eliminating the need to wait in line at a vital statistics office.

Ordering an Aurora, Colorado birth certificate online is a quick and straightforward procedure. The form takes no more than 10 minutes to complete and we provide personalized instructions to help you complete your birth certificate application with ease.

Once your Aurora birth certificate replacement application has been processed, you will receive an official copy of your vital record directly to your home address.


Aurora, CO birth certificate types

These are the specific types of birth certificate copies that can be issued in Aurora, Colorado.

  • Long-form copy of an Aurora, CO birth certificate: a government-issued copy of the original document, the only type that can be used for legal purposes. Also known as authorized copy of a birth certificate.
  • Short-form copy of an Aurora, CO birth certificate: an abstract of the birth record that only shows the individual's basic information. Also known as informational copy. It cannot be used for legal purposes.

Long-form authorized copies are the only certificates that can be provided to prove identity, nationality, and age and are necessary for several bureaucratic processes such as applying for a U.S. passport or Social Security number.

Official copies carry the registrar’s raised, embossed, impressed or multicolored seal, as well as the registrar’s signature, and the date the certificate was filed with the registrar’s office.

How to Get a Certified Birth Certificate in Aurora

To order an authorized copy of an Aurora (CO) birth certificate:

  1. Fill out the birth certificate application (available by clicking the button at the top of this page) with the required information
  2. Print and sign it in the presence of a notary public
  3. Mail it to the Tri-County Health Department office with the necessary requirements, a prepaid self-addressed envelope, and payment (as detailed in the personalized instructions you will receive)

Your certified copy will be issued and sent by mail to the address printed on your self-addressed postage-paid envelope.

Copies of Aurora Birth and Death Certificates may be ordered by mailing your application package to the following address:

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Vital Records Certification,
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246-1530

Citizens of Aurora who prefer to submit their birth certificate application in person may do so at the address below, during walk-in hours —although this usually entails waiting in line.

Tri-County Health Department
15400 E 14th Pl,
Aurora, CO 80011

Tri-County Health Department (Aurora-South)
15192 E Hampden Ave,
Aurora, CO 80014

Tri-County Health Department (Aurora-West)
9000 E Colfax Ave UNIT 105,
Aurora, CO 80010

Please note that fees may differ depending on whether you are sending your birth certificate application to the state vital records office or the county recorder’s office. Remember to verify and submit the appropriate fees accordingly.

As of May 3rd, 2023, U.S. citizens and residents must have a REAL ID-compliant driving license or ID card to enter federal facilities and board commercial aircrafts. Requirements to obtain a REAL ID may include proof of identity, such as a certified copy of the birth certificate.

Aurora birth certificate requirements

To get a certified copy of an Aurora, Colorado birth certificate, you will need to complete the online birth certificate application with the following personal data:

  • The full name as stated on the birth certificate
  • The mother's full maiden name
  • The date and place of birth

Citizens applying for a certified copy of a Aurora birth certificate need to prove their identity and that they are over 18 years old.

Proof of identity can be provided using any of the following documents:

  • State of Colorado Driver's License
  • State of Colorado ID Card
  • Driver's license issued by another U.S. State
  • Photo State Identification Card issued by another U.S. State
  • U.S. Passport Book or Card
  • U.S. Citizenship ID Card (I-197)
  • U.S. Certificate of Naturalization
  • Certificate of U.S. Citizenship
  • Colorado Temporary Driver's License / State ID (must be current)
  • U.S. Military ID Card
  • Alien Registration Receipt/Permanent Resident Card
  • Colorado Department of Corrections ID card
  • Colorado Department of Human Services Youth Corrections ID
  • Employment Authorization Card (I-766)
  • Foreign Passport
  • Government Work ID
  • Job Corps ID Card
  • School, University or College ID Card (must be current)
  • Temporary Resident Card
  • U.S. B1/B2 Visa card with I-94
  • U.S. Merchant Mariner ID / Book

Who is eligible to apply

An official copy of an Aurora birth certificate can be ordered by:

  • The certificate holder
  • A parent, step-parent of the person named on the certificate (must also feature in the certificate)
  • Legal guardian of the certificate holder (certified court order must be provided)
  • A child, grandparent, grandchild, brother, or sister of the certificate holder (proof of relationship must be provided)
  • Spouse of the person named on the record (marriage certificate is required)
  • The ex-spouse of the person named on the record (must present proof of tangible interest)
  • A member of a law enforcement agency or a representative of another governmental agency, as provided by law, who is conducting official business
  • A party entitled to receive the record as a result of a court order, or an attorney or a licensed adoption agency seeking the birth record
  • An attorney representing the certificate holder or any person or agency empowered by statute or appointed by a court to act on behalf of the certificate holder (must show proof of client relationship)

Please note that the documentation that must be presented alongside the Aurora birth certificate application may vary depending on the person requesting the vital record.

How to Request an Apostille for am Aurora Birth Certificate

If you need to use your birth certificate outside of U.S territory, your document should bear an apostille to grant it legal validity abroad.

This can be obtained by mail. Simply send your official birth certificate, together with the apostille fee to the Secretary of State’s office in a self-addressed postage-paid envelope. Make sure to have the requirements at hand.

Colorado Authentications Unit street address:

Colorado Secretary of State
Certified documents
1700 Broadway, Suite 550
Denver, CO 80290

Aurora Birth Certificate Cost

Requesting a copy of an Aurora, Colorado (CO) birth certificate carries a fee.The filing fee of each copy of an Aurora birth certificate is $20 .

Accepted payment methods include personal checks, money orders, cashier checks, and business checks.

Please note that the fee for your Aurora birth certificate application may vary depending on whether you submit it at the state vital records office or at the county vital records office.

Aurora Birth Certificate Processing Times

In most cases, your Aurora birth certificate order will be filled within 7 to 10 business days. However, some vital records may take longer due to peak demand periods.

You will then receive your certified copy of the Aurora, Colorado (CO) birth certificate by post, delivered right to your door.

Important note: Birth certificate processing times depend on whether your order is sent to the State Vital Records Office or your County Vital Records Office. Some county offices may issue a short-form birth certificate copy _unless _they are requesting a certified copy of a birth record originally filed in their office.

Since all birth records are kept at state level, it is advisable to send your request to the Colorado Vital Records Office to ensure that a long-form certified birth certificate can be issued. The exact mailing address for your birth certificate will be provided to you in our personalized instructions.

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Colorado Vital Records Offices

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Keep in mind that the Tri-County Health Department office may sometimes process requests faster than the state vital records office.

Regardless of whether the birth certificate you require is found or not, a non-refundable search fee will be charged.

Therefore, in most cases, unless you are filing at the state vital records office, it is advisable to submit a birth certificate application at the county clerk’s office where the birth was first recorded, whenever possible. That way, you can be sure that the search will result in the certified birth certificate being issued.

In some cases, applying at a different office may result in the bureau issuing a short-form birth certificate instead of long-form one should they not have the file on location. In other cases, you may be issued a document stating the birth record was not found.

FAQs About Aurora (CO) Birth Certificates

  • How can I get a birth certificate in Aurora (CO)?

    To get a copy of an Aurora birth certificate:

    The certificate holder must be a Colorado born citizen, and the applicant must be eligible Complete the Aurora online birth certificate application form (available at the button above). Our experts will review your form to ensure it is mistake-free so your document can be issued on the first try

    The Aurora birth certificate application form can be submitted by mail to avoid waiting in line at the Colorado state vital records office or in-person, where available.

  • How long does it take to get a birth certificate in Aurora, CO?

    Getting a government-issued copy of a birth certificate in Aurora, (CO) usually takes 7 to 10 business days to process.

    The surefire way to get a certified copy of an Aurora (CO) birth certificate issued directly is to have our experts revise your application before you mail it. That way, you can be certain it is error-free and your request won't be rejected.

    Typos or inconsistencies in the data may cause unnecessary delays or setbacks.

    Our team can help you avoid the extra hassle so that the Aurora vital records office can send your birth certificate directly to your door on the first try.

  • How much does an Aurora birth certificate copy cost?

    Each copy of a government-issued Aurora, Colorado birth certificate carries a cost for the record search.

    The fee for an Aurora birth certificate varies depending on whether the applicant sends their birth certificate copy application to the state of Colorado.

    Aurora birth certificates issued at the state office carry a cost of $20.

    It is advisable to order more than one copy of an Aurora birth certificate within the same form to keep on file for future use or for your records. Additional copies of a birth certificate requested within the same order form carry the same cost as the first document requested in a single form.

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