Order your Ohio (OH) Birth Certificate Online

Long gone are the waiting lines in government offices. Order your Ohio (OH) birth certificate online from the comfort of your home!

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U.S. Birth Certificates is a privately owned website that is not affiliated with, not owned or operated by any government agency. U.S. Birth Certificates is an independent preparer that provides vital records application preparation assistance services.

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Apply for your Birth Certificate
Order your birth certificate by completing the application form in just 5 minutes and avoid long lines and government offices.

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Expert review and quick turnaround
Receive your mistake-free revised application and all the documents to mail your application and get your certificate.

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Get your Birth Certificate
Once you submit your application you will get your birth certificate delivered to your home.

Obtain a new Ohio (OH) Birth Certificate

A birth certificate is a legal document that allows you to apply for certain benefits and to request a passport, social security card and driver's license. To obtain your Ohio (OH) birth certificate you will need to complete our online form and follow the personalized instructions we provide. Your Ohio birth records will be issued by the vital records office and delivered to your home.

Replace a lost Ohio Birth Certificate

Replacing an important document can be overwhelming. If you have lost your state Ohio birth certificate, or if it was destroyed, you need a replacement copy. Replace your birth certificate by completing our online form of the state where you were born and following the detailed instructions we provide with your application form.

Obtain an authorized copy of your Birth Certificate

A birth certificate is an important document that allows you to prove identity, age and American citizenship, especially when applying for a passport, government benefits, enroll in school, or even join the military. If you need to request an authorized copy, you will need to request it to the state where you were born or directly to the county where you were born.

For a certified copy of your Ohio birth certificate, please complete our online form and follow the set of personalized instructions we provide to receive your authorized copy of your birth certificate.

You may only obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate from the state where the event occurred. If you were born in Ohio then you may request a birth certificate from this state. You will be able to obtain a birth certificate from the Ohio (OH) vital records office or the county recorders of desde such as the ones in: Cuyahoga County, Franklin County, Hamilton County, Summit County, Montgomery County, and the cities of Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, Dayton.

Who is eligible to apply

Birth records are restricted in Ohio. Only the following may apply for a copy of a birth record: if you are applying for yourself or if you are the parent, the child, the spouse, the sibling, the grandparent or the grandchild of the person named on record. You may also request if you are the legal guardian, the legal representative, or if you have a court order.

Remember that Your Ohio birth certificate is an important form of identification used for life events like employment, getting or renewing your passport or driver's license, applying for benefits, and even enrolling in school or youth sports activities.

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Personalized Review of your application

Our team of experts are trained in all states and will review each application to make sure there is no information missing and that everything is correct. This way you will avoid delays and get exactly what you are looking for when you order your birth certificate online.

ID Verification

You may be required to provide a copy of your photo ID to prove your identity. In some cases you may be required to provide a sworn notarized statement of your identity. Our Ohio personalized instructions will provide all the information needed.

Ohio Birth Certificate Requirements

To obtain a copy of a birth certificate you will need to complete the application and mail it to your birth state’s vital records office. You will also need to prove your identity.

All those born in the state of Ohio that need to request a certified copy of their birth certificate will need to include a clear photocopy of both sides of one of the forms of photo ID listed below along with a completed application form:

  • State of Ohio Driver’s License
  • State of Ohio ID Card
  • Driver’s license issued by another U.S. State, jurisdiction or territory state-issued
  • Photo State Identification Card issued by another U.S. State, jurisdiction or territory

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

Ohio Department of Health
Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 15098
Columbus, OH 43215-0098

Ohio Birth Certificate Fees

To request a Ohio birth certificate, you are required to pay the state fees. The cost to process a certified copy of a birth certificate in Ohio is: $21.50.

Ohio Birth Processing Times

Thanks to our service, you are able to request your birth certificates with ease, by avoiding long lines and without having to go to government offices. All you have to do is complete our easy-to-fill-out form and send it to the corresponding state vital records office. Once it’s processed, you will receive it in the comfort of your own home by mail. In most cases, birth certificate orders in Ohio are filled within 3-6 weeks. However, some orders may take longer due to peak request periods.

We recommend requesting certified copies of Ohio birth certificates early to avoid delays especially if certificates are needed for sports programs, travel documents and passports, school enrollment, planning for retirement and other reasons that may have a deadline.

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