ORDER YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE ONLINE
Long gone are the waiting lines in government offices. Order your official Wisconsin (WI) birth certificate from the comfort of your home in just a few minutes.
Many government bureaus are processing online and mail-in applications although they are closed to the general public. Turnaround times in government agencies may be affected during the quarantine. Applying for a vital records certificate now is advisable since it allows citizens to secure their vital records as soon as possible. Regardless of whether you need a certified copy of a vital records certificate for a specific need or to keep on file, complete your application today.
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A birth certificate is an important document that allows you to prove identity, age, and American citizenship. An official copy of your birth certificate is asked, for example, in the below circumstances:
If you need to obtain 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. You may only obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate from the state where the event occurred. If you were born in Wisconsin then you may request a birth certificate from this state.
In Wisconsin, birth certificates are issued by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Vital Records Office. This office keeps records of births, deaths, marriages, and divorces that occurred in Wisconsin from October 1907.
For a certified copy of your Wisconsin 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 will be able to obtain a birth certificate from the Wisconsin (WI) vital records office or the county recorders such as the ones in: Milwaukee County, Dane County, Waukesha County, Brown County, and the cities of Milwaukee, Madison.
You see now that keeping your birth certificate safe is essential. However, life happens and certificates can go lost or damaged.
Replacing an important document can be overwhelming. If you have lost your state Wisconsin 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.
Once you have sent out your replacement request, you will receive your official birth certificate copy directly in the mail.
Birth records are restricted in Wisconsin. This means that the general public cannot access them. Only the person named on the birth certificate and other eligible individuals with evidence supporting their relationship with the birth certificate’s subject can.
Only the following may apply for a copy of a birth record in Wisconsin:
Please note: If you are not the person named on the certificate, you will have to gather supporting documentation proving that you are one of the aforementioned other eligible individuals.
Remember that Your Wisconsin 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.
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 Wisconsin 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:
If you do not have a government issued photo ID, you must provide a photocopy of two of the following types of documentation:
Once your application package is completed you will need to mail it to:
Wisconsin (WI) Vital Records Office
1 West Wilson Street
P.O. Box 309
Madison, WI 53701-0309
To request a Wisconsin birth certificate, you are required to pay the state fees. The cost to process a certified copy of a birth certificate in Wisconsin is $20. If you require an extra copy the cost is $3 per each one
Accepted forms of payment include personal check, money order, or cashier check.
Please note that the processing fee does not include the shipping costs, which will depend on the courier of your choice.
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 Wisconsin are filled within 5-10 business days. However, some orders may take longer due to peak request periods.
We recommend requesting certified copies of Wisconsin 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.
There are several government offices that can process your birth certificate request in Wisconsin. Among these, Wisconsin Department of Health Services Vital Records Office branches and local county offices. The latter is often the quickest (even when they’re not the closest) option due to the lower number of requests.
Please find a complete list below:
Brown County Vital Records Office
313 S. Liberty Street
Independence, MO 64050
Dane County Vital Records Office
305 E Walnut St
Green Bay, WI 54301-5027
901 N 9th Streets 103,
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Racine County Vital Records Office
730 Wisconsin Avenue Racine,
Waukesha County Vital Records Office
1320 Pewaukee Rd
Waukesha, WI 53188-3870
Vital Records Office
1 West Wilson Street, Rm 158
Madison, WI 53701
The fastest way to obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate in Wisconsin is by completing the form online.
Processing time for a certified copy of a Wisconsin birth certificate can vary:
To ensure quickest turnaround time and avoid your application being refused:
Obtaining a certified copy of a birth certificate in Wisconsin carries a state fee of $20.
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 with a $3 fee, to keep on file, or for future use.
To obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate in Wisconsin, you will need: