Where to Obtain a Iowa Birth Certificate

Cost of copy: $15.00
Organization: Iowa Department of Public Health; Bureau of Vital Records; Lucas Office Building
Address: 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Remarks: State office has records since July 1880. Personal check or money order should be made payable to Iowa Department of Public Health. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (515) 281-4944. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Iowa Department of Public Health website. Applicants for all records must provide a photo identification when applying in person. Written applications must include a clear photo copy of a current government issued ID and applicant's notarized signature.