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Official, government-issued birth certificates delivered to your doorstep, all online.

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You fill out a personalized birth certificate form
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You fill out a personalized birth certificate form

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Snap a photo of your ID with your phone camera

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You get your birth certificate in the mail
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You get your birth certificate in the mail

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If your birth certificate has been lost or stolen, GOV+ can help you get a new one quickly and easily.

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Joanna S.
Austin, TX

“I thank GOV+ for the help, I was going to fly to Virginia on Friday to get my birth certificate. Now I can stay at home, thanks to all that tried to help me and I believe in GOV+."

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Richmond, VA

“I just got off the phone with Alexander who went above and beyond to help me. He was polite and helpful. After we hung up and I thought we were finished, he called back to tell me I had submitted two applications. So appreciated!”

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Albuqurque, NM

Thank you to Marion Garcia for being so accommodating.

Joanna S.
Austin, TX

“I thank GOV+ for the help, I was going to fly on Friday to get my birth certificate. Now I can stay at home, thanks to all that tried to help me and I believe in GOV+."

Edith F.
Richmond, VA

“I just got off the phone with Alexander who went above and beyond to help me. He was polite and helpful. After we hung up and I thought we were finished, he called back to tell me I had submitted two applications. So appreciated!”

Joanna S.
Austin, TX

“Very helpful and professional in helping me with my my problem. I appreciate GOV+ on how the matter was completed.”

Rose L.
Washington, WA

“The customer service team responded to my needs, questions and concerns expeditiously and professionally!

Terri N.
Albuqurque, NM

Thank you to Marion Garcia for being so accommodating.

Joanna S.
Austin, TX

“I thank GOV+ for the help, I was going to fly to Virginia on Friday to get my birth certificate. Now I can stay at home, thanks to all that tried to help me and I believe in GOV+."

Edith F.
Richmond, VA

“I just got off the phone with Alexander who went above and beyond to help me. He was polite and helpful. After we hung up and I thought we were finished, he called back to tell me I had submitted two applications. So appreciated!”

Joanna S.
Austin, TX

“Very helpful and professional in helping me with my my problem. I appreciate GOV+ on how the matter was completed.”

Rose L.
Washington, WA

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What is a birth certificate?

A birth certificate is one of the most important documents that every person should have. Not only are they used by the government to maintain official records, but they’re also necessary for completing a wide range of essential functions.

It is a vital record that establishes the identity of a person and lists the full name, date of birth, place of birth, parent's full name, and other identifying information.

The process of obtaining a birth certificate can be quite complicated and time-consuming, especially if you're doing it on your own. This is where GOV+ comes in.

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Why you need a birth certificate

Traveling abroad

A certified birth certificate is needed as a form of identification when applying for a new or replacement passport. Additionally, when living abroad for extended periods of time, a birth certificate provides vital information needed to complete various government-issued documents.

Replacing a Social Security card

In the case of a lost or stolen Social Security card, a certified birth certificate is needed as a form of personal identification to get a replacement.

Obtaining a driver’s license

A certified birth certificate is one form of identification used to prove your age and identity when applying for a new or renewed driver’s license.

Other use cases

A certified birth certificate is also required for children enrolling in school, applying to the military, accessing pension or insurance benefits, identity verification in court, and more.

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Frequently asked birth certificate questions

How do I get a copy of a birth certificate?

Birth certificate copies are distributed through your County Clerk’s office and must be requested using legal identification. If you’re looking to get a copy hassle-free, use GOV+’s online platform to begin requesting a copy.

Who is able to request a certified copy of a birth certificate?

To obtain a new birth certificate or a certified copy, the applicant must qualify as an “authorized person.”

How much does it cost to get a birth certificate?

The price for a new birth certificate or a certified copy starts at $28 based on your state of birth.

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