Rush service definition

Rush service is a service offered to expedite the process of obtaining a vital record. This service is provided for a fee that may vary depending on the state where the event occurred.

Rush service reduces the processing time of a vital record, by expediting the proceeding of printing and shipping. Some states offer rush shipment, while others offer rush service, while some offer both, this means that the processing of a certificate, and delivery, will be quicker. The turnaround time for vital records varies from state to state.

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