Birth & Death Certificates can also be obtained from Maryland State Vital Records Administration.

Birth Certificates

Birth Certificates can be obtained for individuals born in Maryland for a fee of $25 at the Health Department by appointment only due to the current coronavirus situation. Call 443.523.1700 to schedule an appointment for Monday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., except State Holidays.

How to apply:

  • Call to schedule an appointment.
  • Present a valid government issued photo ID. The photo ID must include an issue date and an expiration date.
  • Copies of birth certificates can only be given to the individual whose name is listed on the birth certificate, the mother or father listed on the birth certificate, or an individual with papers showing custody of the person whose name is listed on the birth certificate.
  • Download and complete Birth Certificate Application. Bring completed application with you to your appointment. 

We accept cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover.


Complete the application here, and pay by credit card.  We will call you to schedule a time to pick up your certificate. 


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