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Birth Certificates

Birth Certificates

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

  1. Fill out this form
  2. 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.