Birth Certificates Official Fees

A copy of your birth certificate will allow you not only to prove your identity, but also to apply for government benefits as well as to renew your driver’s license and apply for a passport. To obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate you are required to complete the online form and pay the state fees. For an additional fee, some states offer rush service, which may include rush processing or expedited mailing service, or both. Below you will find detailed information on the fees of birth certificates for each state.

STATE State Fee Rush Service Fee
Alabama (AL) $15 Not Available
Alaska (AK) $30 $11
Arizona (AZ) $20 $20
Arkansas (AR) $12 Not Available
California (CA) $25 Not Available
Colorado (CO) $20 $20
Connecticut (CT) $30 Not Available
Delaware (DE) $25 Not Available
District of Columbia (DC) $23 Not Available
Florida (FL) $9 $10
Georgia (GA) $25 Not Available
Hawaii (HI) $12.5 Not Available
Idaho (ID) $16 $10
Illinois (IL) $19 Not Available
Indiana (IN) $10 Not Available
Iowa (IA) $20 Not Available
Kansas (KS) $15 Not Available
Kentucky (KY) $10 Not Available
Louisiana (LA) $15.5 Not Available
Maine (ME) $15 Not Available
Maryland (MD) $10 Not Available
Massachusetts (MA) $32 $42
Michigan (MI) $34 $12
Minnesota (MN) $26 $20
Mississippi (MS) $17 Not Available
Missouri (MO) $15 Not Available
Montana (MT) $12 Not Available
Nebraska (NE) $17 Not Available
Nevada (NV) $20 Not Available
New Hampshire (NH) $15 Not Available
New Jersey (NJ) $25 Not Available
New Mexico (NM) $10 Not Available
New York (NY) $30 $15
New York City (NY) $15 Not Available
North Carolina (NC) $24 $35
North Dakota (ND) $15 Not Available
Ohio (OH) $21.50 Not Available
Oklahoma (OK) $15 Not Available
Oregon (OR) $25 $25
Pennsylvania (PA) $20 Not Available
Rhode Island (RI) $25 $7
South Carolina (SC) $12 Not Available
South Dakota (SD) $15 Not Available
Tennessee (TN) $15 $5
Texas (TX) $22 $13
Utah (UT) $20 Not Available
Vermont (VT) $10 Not Available
Virginia (VA) $12 $12
Washington (WA) $20 $25.50
West Virginia (WV) $12 Not Available
Wisconsin (WI) $20 Not Available
Wyoming (WY) $20 Not Available

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