Vital Records

Certified copies of Birth or Death Certificates can be be obtained by visiting our office, or can be ordered by either mail or internet/fax.

Fees for Records:

  • Certified Birth Certificates: $10.00 (per certificate)
  • Certified Death Certificate: $10.00 (per certificate)
  • Un-Certified Birth/Death Certificate: $10.00 (per certificate)
  • Paternity Affidavit: $40.00 (each)


Birth/Death Certificates

Reasons that a Certified (raised seal) Birth/Death Record could be required:

  • International Travel (passport application)
  • Insurance Purposes
  • School Registration
  • Sport Registration
  • Sale of Vehicle, Home, Property, etc.
  • Retirement
  • SSI 

Guidelines for Requesting Certified (raised seal) Birth or Death Records (We only have records for people who were born or died within Huntington County!):

  • Completed Application (available online)
  • Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope
  • Birth/Death recording start date is 1882
  • Photo ID required

*For birth and death records occurring in other Indiana counties, please contact that county health department regarding application procedures and fees. A list of Indiana county health departments and their websites can be found at If you were born in another state, or wish to obtain a family member's death certificate, you can apply online at, or contact the Health Department in the state in which the event occurred.

Contact Us

Tara Wilcoxson, Clerk/Vital Registrar
1330 S Jefferson St
Huntington, IN 46750

  • Phone: (260) 358-4832
  • Fax: (260) 358-4899
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  • Office Hours:
    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Monday through Friday

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