Where to Obtain a Missouri Birth Certificate

Cost of copy: $15.00
Organization: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services; Bureau of Vital Records
Address: 930 Wildwood; P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
Remarks: State office has records since January 1910. Certified copies of most Missouri birth and death records are also available from local county health department or the Recorder of Deeds in St. Louis City. For details, please contact these offices directly. If event occurred in St. Louis (City), St. Louis County, or Kansas City before 1910, write to the city or county Health Department. Copies of these records are $15.00 each. Personal check or money order should be made payable to Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Please include a legal size self-addressed stamped envelope. To verify current fees on birth and death records, the telephone number is (573) 751-6387. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Vital Records website. A valid photo ID is required for walk-in applicants. A signature is required. Notarized requests are required for mail-in orders.