Only certain individuals are eligible to order a birth certificate in Rhode Island. These include the person named on the certificate, their parents or legal guardians, and certain other authorized individuals.
To order a birth certificate, you will need to provide the following information: the full name of the person named on the certificate, the date and place of birth, the names of the parents, your relationship to the person named on the certificate, your contact information, and a valid form of identification.
Rhode Island offers three options for ordering a birth certificate: in-person, by mail, and online.
The fee for a certified copy of a birth certificate in Rhode Island is $22 for the first copy and $18 for each additional copy ordered at the same time. Additional fees may apply for expedited shipping.
The processing time for a birth certificate order in Rhode Island can vary depending on the ordering method and any additional fees paid for expedited processing. In-person orders may be processed immediately, while mail and online orders may take several days to several weeks to process and ship.
It is important to note that the above information is subject to change, so you may want to verify the most up-to-date requirements and procedures on the Rhode Island Department of Health website.
|Address||Room 101, 3 Capitol Hill, Providence, RI 02908-5097|
|Phone number||(401) 222-2811 / (401) 222-5960|