Birth certificates are available for anyone born in Ohio between 1908 and the present. Certified copies of birth certificates cost $25 each. Uncertified copies are not available. We also provide death certificates.
Get a birth certificate -- 3 ways to choose.
In person at Lorain County Public Health
- Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- LCPH accepts cash, check, money order, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa.
Through the U.S. mail
- Fill out this form
- Mail the form with a check or money order, and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Lorain County Public Health
9880 S. Murray Ridge Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035
Online through the VitalCheck website or over the phone, call 1-888-290-0228
- VitalCheck charges an additional fee. All major credit cards are accepted.