Birth and Death Records

Certified copies of Birth or Death Certificates can be obtained in our office. They also may be ordered online, by mail or by 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)

WE ACCEPT CASH, CREDIT CARD, LOCAL CHECK OR MONEY ORDER.

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 www.in.gov/isdh/24822.htm.

If you were born in another state, or wish to obtain a family member's death certificate, you can apply online at www.vitalchek.com, or contact the Health Department in the state in which the event occurred.