How do I get a Kansas birth certificate?
- • The person requesting the birth certificate or vital record must be at least 18 years old.
- • Only immediate family members or legal representatives can request a birth certificate or vital record. Immediate family members include parents, grandparents, siblings, spouses, and children.
- • The person named on the record must have been born in Kansas or the event must have occurred in Kansas.
- • The requester must provide valid identification, such as a driver's license, state-issued ID, passport, or military ID.
- • To request a birth certificate or vital record, visit the Kansas Office of Vital Statistics website.
- • Select the type of record you are requesting and fill out the required information, including the name on the record, the date of the event, and any other relevant details.
- • Provide a copy of your valid identification.
- • Pay the required fee using a credit card or electronic check.
- • You can choose to have the record mailed to you or pick it up in person at the Kansas Office of Vital Statistics.
- • The fee for a certified copy of a birth certificate or a death certificate is $15 for the first copy and $15 for each additional copy ordered at the same time.
- • Other vital records, such as marriage and divorce certificates, have varying fees. Check the Kansas Office of Vital Statistics website for more information.
- • It may take up to two weeks for the Kansas Office of Vital Statistics to process your request for a birth certificate or vital record.
- • Expedited services are available for an additional fee. Check the Kansas Office of Vital Statistics website for more information.