Birth and Death Records

Birth and Death Records


    8 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Wed

    Applications can be submitted online, walk-in, by phone or by mail.


    (614) 645-7331

    [email protected]

    Birth and Death Records

    Program Information

    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