Birth and Death Records Program Information
Temporary Closure of Walk-in Services
prevent the spread of illness, walk-in
services for birth and death records will not be available at Columbus
Public Health beginning March 16, 2020, until further notice. Applications can be submitted online, by phone or by mail.
application and $25 payment [check* or money order]):
County Office of Vital Statistics - Columbus Public Health
Parsons Ave., Columbus, OH 43215
Columbus Public Health Office of Vital Statistics strives to provide high quality services, which include:
- Issuing certified copies of certificates for births (occurring in Ohio only) and deaths (occurring in Franklin County, Ohio only) from 1908 to present ($25 per certificate).
- Registering all births, deaths, and fetal deaths occurring in Franklin County.
- Issuing burial permits.
- Assisting single parents with completing "Acknowledgment of Paternity Affidavits."
- Assisting with correcting birth and death certificates issued in Franklin County.
Closed weekends, official holidays and other posted times.
Office of Vital Statistics
Columbus Public Health
240 Parsons Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215