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Vital Statistics

Do you need a Birth Certificate or Death Record?​

There are multiple ways to obtain these documents:

By phone:  You can phone in a request at 1-877-817-7362, option 3. To use the call in feature you must poses a valid major credit card. There with be a credit card surcharge fee in addition to the cost of the certificates requested. Average turn around for a phone in order is four to five days plus mail time.
Online: Visit Kentucky's Vital Stats Website to obtain an application. You may also download a printable version of the application by clicking here. If you mail in an application it may take up to 30 business days to receive your documents.
Walk-ins are also available at the address below, just walk in and request the certificate you need.

For walk-in or mail-in orders, please send or bring a check or money order to:
Vital Statistics 
275 East Main Street
1E-A
Frankfort KY 40621

Changes to Kentucky Birth Certificate must be done through the Frankfort office. Call 1-502-564-4212 to reach the state office to make changes. Below are some helpful websites pertaining to vital statistics.
 
VitalChek is your official source for government-issued vital records.
Birth, death, and marriage certificate information and applications.