Order a Certificate by Mail
- Complete a birth certificate application or death certificate application.
- Completed and signed applications with ID and payment should be mailed to the Division of Vital Records, P.O. Box 1528, New Castle, PA 16103.
How much does it cost to replace a birth certificate in Pennsylvania?
- You can order a copy anytime, with any major credit card and a valid government ID. The cost is $30 and it takes no more than 10 minutes to order a certified copy. You can also order a copy of a birth certificate directly from the Pennsylvania Department of Health in person or by mail for $20.
How long does it take to get a birth certificate in Pennsylvania?
We guarantee quick processing time either way and make it simple for you to get your Pennsylvania Birth Certificate when you need it. Birth Certificates for events that occurred from 1967 to present are 7-10 business days. Birth Certificates for events that occurred prior to 1967 are taking 7-10 business days.
Can I get a copy of my birth certificate online?
You can get a certified copy of your birth certificate online or by visiting the birth certificate office where the person on record was born. Ordering your birth certificate online is the easiest way to order birth records.
How much does a PA birth certificate cost?
The cost for a birth certificate is $20 each regardless of the quantity that you order.
Does Pennsylvania have a long form birth certificate?
How do I get a long form birth certificate in PA? Complete a birth certificate application or death certificate application. Completed and signed applications with ID and payment should be mailed to the Division of Vital Records, P.O. Box 1528, New Castle, PA 16103.
What do I need to get a birth certificate for my child?
While filling out the paperwork for your child’s birth certificate, both parents will have to provide information such as Social Security numbers, full name, maiden name, and supply proof of identification — as well as include a mailing address (so bring your driver’s license or passport to the hospital with you!).