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