Order official Mississippi Birth Certificates and Vital Records online

How do I get a Mississippi birth certificate?

To order a birth certificate or other vital records in the state of Mississippi, you can follow these steps:

• Determine which type of vital record you need

The Mississippi State Department of Health Vital Records Office provides birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, and divorce certificates.

• Fill out the appropriate application form

The application forms can be found on the Vital Records page of the Mississippi State Department of Health website.

• Provide the required identification and documentation

You will need to provide a valid government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license, passport, or military ID, along with other documentation specific to the type of record you are ordering. For example, to order a birth certificate, you will need to provide the full name at birth, date of birth, and place of birth of the person named on the record, as well as the names of the parents. You may also need to provide proof of relationship or legal interest, such as a court order or letter from an attorney.

• Pay the fee

The fee for a certified copy of a birth certificate or other vital record in Mississippi is $17. You can pay by cash, check, or money order made payable to "State Board of Health".

Mississippi Vital Records - State Department of Health

AddressP.O. Box 1700, Jackson, MS 39215-1700
Phone number(601) 206-8200