Birth and Death Records

Birth and Death Records

8:00 am - 4:15 pm 
Mon, Tue, Thur, and Fri 

9:00 am - 4:15 pm

Same-day Service 
Mon - Fri until 4:00 pm

(614) 645-7331

Birth and Death Records Program Information

Special Notice to Customers: On Tuesday, October 4, 2016 our computer system will be undergoing updates. We will not be able to register or issue birth or death certificates on October 4. This service will resume on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Thank you for understanding. 

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.

Mailing Address
Office of Vital Statistics
Columbus Public Health
240 Parsons Ave.
Columbus, Ohio  43215