Order official Ohio Birth Certificates and Vital Records online

How do I get an Ohio birth certificate?


  • • Only the person named on the birth certificate or their parents, legal guardian, or legal representative can order a birth certificate in Ohio.

  • • If you are requesting a birth certificate for someone other than yourself, you will need to provide proof of your relationship to that person and a legal reason for requesting the certificate.

  • • You must provide valid government-issued photo identification, such as a driver's license or passport.