How do I get an Arkansas birth certificate?
- • Eligibility: Birth certificates in Arkansas are considered confidential and may only be obtained by the person named on the certificate, their parents or legal guardians, or certain authorized persons or agencies.
- • Required Information: You will need to provide some information about the person whose certificate you are ordering, such as their full name, date and place of birth, and the names of their parents. Additionally, you will need to provide your own information and proof of your relationship to the person on the certificate.
- • Online: You can order a certified copy of a birth certificate online through the Arkansas Department of Health's Vital Records website. You will need to create an account and provide the required information and payment. Once your order is submitted, it will be processed and mailed to you.
- • Mail: You can also order a certified copy of a birth certificate by mail. You will need to download and fill out a copy of the "Application for Certified Copy of Birth Certificate" form, which is available on the Arkansas Department of Health's Vital Records website. You will then need to mail the completed form, along with payment and any required identification or proof of relationship, to the Arkansas Department of Health.