How do I get an Oklahoma birth certificate?
Who can request it?
- • The person named on the birth certificate
- • Parents of the person named on the birth certificate
- • Legal guardians of the person named on the birth certificate
- • Grandparents of the person named on the birth certificate (with proper identification)
- • Spouse of the person named on the birth certificate (with proper identification)
- • Any person with a court order authorizing them to obtain a copy of the birth certificate
- • Government agency or attorney with a direct and tangible interest in the birth certificate (with proper identification and documentation)
What is the procedure?
- • Determine your eligibility to request a copy of the birth certificate.
- • Obtain and complete an application form. You can download the form from the Oklahoma State Department of Health website, or request a copy by mail or in person at the Vital Records Service office.
- • Provide identification. You will need to provide a valid government-issued photo ID or two other forms of identification.
- • Pay the fee. The fee for a certified copy of a birth certificate in Oklahoma is $15. Additional fees may apply if you order by mail or request expedited service.
- • Submit your application and payment. If applying in person, you can submit your application and payment at the Vital Records Service office. If applying by mail, you can send your application and payment to the address provided on the application form.
- • Wait for processing. Processing time may vary depending on the method of application and payment. You can check the status of your application online or by phone.
Other Vital Records:
To order other vital records such as marriage, divorce, or death certificates, follow the same procedure as above but specify the type of record you need on the application form. The fees for these records are also $15 per certified copy.