Fulton County (GA) Birth Certificate Online

Order a Fulton County (GA) birth certificate online and avoid waiting in line at the vital records office. Complete an easy form to get a certified copy of a Fulton County birth certificate mailed to you.

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Obtain a new Fulton County Georgia (GA) Birth Certificate

A Fulton County GA birth certificate is an official legal document that records the birth of a child in Fulton County.

An Atlanta, Fulton County birth certificate may be used to:

  • Establish or prove a citizen’s identity
  • Enroll in school
  • Obtain a government-issued identification document, including a passport, a social security card, a driver’s license, amongst others

Fulton County birth certificates are available from January 1896 to the present and are available through the Fulton County Board of Health, Office of Vital Records.

Citizens of Atlanta, or the rest of Fulton County GA, can apply for a Fulton County birth certificate online in just a few minutes. Simply follow our personalized instructions. Read on to find out how to apply for a birth certificate replacement in Fulton County GA.

Fulton County Birth Certificate Replacement

In the event that your GA birth certificate was lost, damaged, stolen, or destroyed, you can now request a certified copy online in just a few simple steps.

Applying for an official copy of your Fulton County Birth Certificate online will take you about 5 minutes. You are not required to go to the vital records office that issued the original document nor wait in long lines.

Birth records and other vital records such as marriage certificates issued in Fulton County are kept by the Fulton County Board of Health and Vital Statistics.

If you were born in Fulton County, or anywhere in the State of Georgia (GA), and request a certified copy, your birth certificate will be issued by the vital statistics office and sent to your preferred address.

You will receive an authorized copy of your Fulton County GA birth certificate complete with the registrar’s raised, embossed, impressed or multicolored seal. Your copy will also bear the registrar’s signature, and the date the certificate was filed with the registrar’s office in Fulton County.

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How to Request a Birth Certificate in Fulton County

If you need to get a copy of a Fulton County GA birth certificate, you need to follow a few simple steps.

To get a Fulton County, Georgia birth certificate, you need to complete the online application with these details:

  • Last name (as it would appear on the certificate)
  • First name
  • Sex
  • Exact date of birth
  • Name of hospital or address where you were born
  • Why do you need the certificate
  • Your mother’s name or parent’s name prior to first marriage
  • Your father’s name or parent’s name prior to first marriage

After you have completed the application, you simply need to print it, sign it, and mail it to the Georgia Vital Records Office along with a copy of a valid photo ID, and the payment for each copy of the certificate you need to request.

Mailing address for Fulton birth certificate applications:

Georgia Department of Public Health
Vital Records
1680 Phoenix Blvd., Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30349-5577

Alternatively, citizens who prefer to have their birth certificate issued at the county level may send their application package to the following address:

Fulton County Vital Records
141 Pryor St., Suite 1029A
Atlanta, GA 30303

Fulton County Birth Certificate Required Documents

The following photo IDs will be accepted when requesting a copy of your own Fulton County GA birth certificate:

  • Valid Fulton County Driver’s license or expired for not more than 1 year
  • Valid State of Fulton County Identification Card or expired for not more than 1 year
  • State of Fulton County Weapons Carry License
  • Valid driver’s license issued by another U.S. State, jurisdiction or territory
  • Valid official Identification Card issued by another U.S. State, jurisdiction or territory
  • Current US Passport
  • Valid Foreign Passport
  • U.S. Military Identification, Military Dependent Identification, Veteran’s Identification
  • Valid Consulate Card
  • Transportation ID
  • Debit Card with Picture
  • Employer ID Card
  • School, University, or College Identification Card
  • DMV ID Card
  • Department of Corrections Identification Card

However, when requesting a certified copy of a next of kin’s birth certificate, you will need the following documents according to your relationship with the person named on the certificate.

  • For your underage child:
    • The parent(s) named on the birth record must provide valid picture identification
    • An authorized legal guardian or agent who has legal custody or control of a minor child must provide a certified copy of the court order establishing guardianship and legal custody
  • For your grandchildren: Grandparents of the person named on the certificate must provide proof of relationship such as the birth certificate of the registrant’s parent
  • For your adult sibling: Adult siblings of the person named on the certificate must provide proof of relationship by submitting a copy of their birth certificate listing one of the same parents, along with their valid government-issued and signed picture identification
  • For your spouse: The spouse of the person named on the certificate must provide a copy of the marriage certificate, a photocopy of the spouse’s signed picture identification alongside a notarized letter from the spouse granting them permission to request a birth certificate on their behalf
  • For your legal client: As an attorney representing an immediate family member you will need to provide a notarized letter on letterhead signed by the attorney, a bar number indicating reason for the request and whom you represent, provide supporting documentation with the fee and, in the case of an adoption, also submit a notarized release from the biological mother.
  • State or Federal Government Officials: The State Registrar or the local custodian may disclose Vital Records data to authorized representatives of Federal, State, or County government agencies which request this information in the conduct of their official duties

Please note that as of October 1st, 2020, 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.

Who Can Apply for a GA Birth Certificate

Fulton County Georgia GA birth certificates are only issued to applicants having a direct and tangible interest, primary immediate family members, or legal representatives of the family.

If you need an authorized copy of a Fulton County birth record, you will either need to be the certificate holder or one of the following eligible citizens:

  • A parent or legal guardian of the certificate holder
  • A child, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse, or domestic partner of the certificate holder
  • 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 certificate
  • An attorney representing the certificate holder or the certificate holder’s estate, or any person or agency empowered by statute or appointed by a court to act on behalf of the certificate holder or the certificate holder's estate

In the event that you are applying to get your driver's license, Social Security Card, US passport, you will need a certified copy of your birth certificate. This official copy will also serve you when getting married or registering for school.

Please note that what distinguishes this type of birth certificate copy is that it carries the official state of Fulton County's registrar's raised, embossed, impressed or multicolored Seal. This document will also have the registrar's signature, and the date the certificate was filed with the registrar's office.

  • Last name (as it would appear on the certificate)
  • First name
  • Sex
  • Exact date of birth
  • Name of hospital or address where you were born.
  • Why do you need the certificate
  • Your mother’s name or parent’s name prior to first marriage
  • Your father’s name or parent’s name prior to first marriage

Once your application package is completed you will need to mail it to:

Georgia Department of Public Health
Vital Records
1680 Phoenix Blvd., Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30349-5577

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Fulton County Birth Certificate Cost

The fee for an authorized copy of your birth certificate in Fulton County is USD $25. The fee remains the same, regardless of whether you send your birth certificate application at the state bureau or the county office.

If you need to obtain multiple certified copies of a GA birth certificate, you may do so by paying the fee of USD $10 per copy you require. Extra copies can be kept on file ready for future use.

The advantage of applying for a birth certificate online is that you can do so without having to wait in line at the vital records office.

Fulton County Birth Certificate Processing Times

Once you have mailed the application, along with a copy of a photo ID and the fees, the vital records office will process your request.

In the majority of cases, Fulton County GA birth certificate orders are filled within 8-10 weeks. However, some orders may take longer due to peak request periods.

You will then receive your certified copy by mail, at the address stated in your application form.

Since rush orders are not available for Fulton County vital records, it is best to apply for a copy of your birth certificate beforehand so as to avoid delays. This is especially applicable when the procedure for which you are required to present your birth certificate has a deadline, such as school enrollment, retirement planning, or obtaining a passport in time for a trip abroad.

Those who need an urgent copy of a Fulton County birth certificate may fill out their application online then visit the vital statistics office in person during walk-in hours. Although this usually involves waiting in line, it may result in same-day issuance.

Georgia Vital Records Offices

The following is a complete list of Vital Records and Public Health offices that can provide birth certificate copies in Georgia state.

Keep in mind that the Fulton County Clerk’s office may sometimes process requests faster than the state vital records office. However, the fees may vary as well, so please inquire about the exact amount due wherever you decide to submit your Fulton County birth

FAQs About Fulton County Birth Certificates

  • How long does it take to get a birth certificate in Fulton County GA?

    Getting a government-issued copy of a Fulton County birth certificate usually takes 3 to 5 business days to process. Unfortunately, rush service is not available at this time.

    The surefire way to get a certified copy of a GA 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 vital records office can send your Fulton County birth certificate directly to your door on the first try.

  • What information do I need to obtain a Fulton County birth certificate?

    To request a certified copy of a Fulton County birth certificate you must be a qualified requestor (see eligible citizens above) and fill the form with the following details:

    • Full name on the birth certificate
    • Date and place of birth
    • Full name of father and mother (including mother’s maiden name)
    • Valid identification (current state Driver’s License/photo ID preferred)
  • How much does a Fulton County birth certificate copy cost?

    Each copy of a government-issued Fulton County, Georgia (GA) birth certificate carries a fee of $25 per copy.

    It is advisable to order more than one copy of a Fulton County 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 fees as the first document.

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