Birth and Death Records

Program Information


Vital Statistics is no longer doing walk-in services for
registration or issuance. Death and Birth certificates
purchases can be made through the mail or through
Vitalchek.com (1-877-648-0605).
 

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