Order official Virginia Birth Certificates and Vital Records online

How do I get a Virginia birth certificate?


  • • The person whose birth certificate is being requested

  • • A government-issued photo ID of the requester

  • • Payment for the fee


  • • Go to the Virginia Department of Health Vital Records website and follow the instructions.

Division of Vital Records

AddressP.O. Box 1000, Richmond, VA 23218-1000
Phone number(804) 662-6200