ORDER YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE ONLINE
In most states, birth certificates are private records only available to immediate family members or those who can prove they have a tangible interest in obtaining them.
All direct family members, and those with a legal interest, or with a court order may get a certified copy of a birth certificate. These include:
If you are not a direct family member, or if you do not have a tangible legal interest to obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate, you may apply for an informational copy of a birth certificate.
An informational copy will contain all relevant information; however, it is not a legal document and may not be used to prove someone's identity. Informational copies are often requested for genealogical purposes.