ORDER YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE ONLINE
Long gone are the waiting lines in government offices. Order your official Tennessee (TN) birth certificate from the comfort of your home!
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Replacing an important document can be overwhelming. If you have lost your state Tennessee birth certificate, or if it was destroyed, you need a replacement copy.
You can replace your birth certificate by completing our online form for the state where you were born and following the detailed instructions we provide with your application form. This will allow you to source and secure your birth certificate easily from home without having to queue at your local vital rec office.
Remember, 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. Once you’ve applied for your new certificate, your Tennessee birth records will be issued by the vital records office and delivered to your home.
A birth certificate is an important document that allows you to prove identity, age, and American citizenship, especially when applying for government-issued documents and benefits, enroll in school, or even join the military.
If you need to request an authorized copy, you will need to request it from the state where you were born or directly to the county where you were born.
For a certified copy of your Tennessee 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 Tennessee then you may request a birth certificate from this state.
You will be able to obtain a birth certificate from the Tennessee (TN) vital records office or the county recorders such as the ones in:
You can also apply at registry locations in the cities of:
To order your Tennessee birth certificate from home and get it directly delivered to your address, you will need to request a copy from the state authorities. This is managed by the Tennesee Department of Health’s Office of Vital Records.
If you need to order a replacement Tennessee birth certificate today, you will need to submit the following data on an application form, including your:
Once the form is complete you will need to submit it and the necessary fees to your nearest registry location.
Birth records are restricted in Tennessee. Only the following may apply for a copy of a birth record: if you are:
Remember that Your Tennessee 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. It may be essential to have a copy available.
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 Tennessee that need to request a certified copy of a 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:
Please note, if your name is not listed on the birth certificate or if you are requesting it on behalf of a direct family member, you are also required to provide proof of relationship or kinship with the registrant (e.g.; court orders, birth, or marriage certificates.)
Once your application package is completed you will need to mail it to:
Tennessee Vital Records
710 James Robertson Parkway
1st Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower,
Nashville, TN 37243
To request a Tennessee birth certificate, you are required to pay the state fees in addition to submitting the necessary paperwork. The cost to process a certified copy of a birth certificate in Tennessee is: $15, which must be provided along with your completed application to your chosen registry location.
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 Tennessee are filled within 6 weeks. However, some orders may take longer due to peak request periods.
We recommend requesting certified copies of Tennessee 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.
Vital record processing offices can be found all over the state of Tennesee. Check below for a complete list of the locations that can issue birth certificates to people born in-state. Whilst some county record offices may not be located near your address, they may in fact be able to process your application faster.
Davison County Office of Vital Records
Lentz Public Health Center
2500 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37209
Hamilton County Vital Records Office
921 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Knox County Health Department Vital Records
140 Dameron Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917
Rutherford County Vital Records Office
PO Box 5050
Shelby County Office of Vital Records
814 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105
The fastest way to obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate in Tennessee is by completing the form online.
The Tennessee bureau of vital statistics will issue your official birth certificate and send it to your home address.
Processing time for a certified copy of a Tennessee birth certificate can vary:
To ensure quickest turnaround time and avoid your application being refused:
Obtaining a certified copy of a birth certificate in Tennessee carries a state fee of 15$.
Birth certificate application fees must be paid when submitting the request.
It is recommendable to order multiple copies of the same birth certificate at once, to keep on file, or for future use.
To obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate in Tennessee, you will need: