Birth and Death Certificate Information

Birth and Death Certificates may be obtained through our walk-in service, by mail service or through www.vitalchek.com.

Walk-in Fees
Birth $15
Death $20
Corrections $35


Vital Records
Marion County Public Health Department
Hasbrook Building, first floor
3838 North Rural Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46205-2930


For information regarding births or deaths which occurred in other Indiana counties, please go to the Indiana State Department of Health homepage. Outside Indiana, please contact that state's vital records office

Customer Service Office Hours

Open Close
Mon. 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Tues. 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Wed. 9 a.m. 7 p.m.
Thurs. 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m. 5 p.m.

Office Walk-In Service

Our office is open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.* Monday through Friday, and *9 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Extended hours on Wednesdays allow the public better access to our services, including individual assistance to persons doing genealogy research. You MUST have valid identification to obtain Birth Certificate and payment is by cash, check, money order, or credit/debit cards - there is a convenience fee for credit or debit card use.

Mail Service


The Mail Order request forms is for mail service orders only. The Birth or Death Certificate Request Form is not needed to obtain birth or death certificate in person at the walk-in office. The mail request form has been published using Adobe Acrobat and can be viewed using the FREE Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded by following the link...
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For Mail Orders Only:

Mail Order Birth Certificate Request Form

Mail Order SOLICITUD POR MEDIO DEL CORREO PARA UN ACTA DE NACIMIENTO CERTIFICADO

Mail Order Death Certificate Request Form

Mail Order SOLICITUD PARA UN ACTA DE DEFUNCIÓN CERTIFICADO POR CORREO

IMPORTANT: The bottom portion of the birth certificate request form must be completed by a notary public.

Send birth and death certificate mail order requests (address is on forms) to:

Vital Records
MCPHD
3838 N RURAL ST
INDIANAPOLIS IN 46205-2930

Birth Certificate Corrections

Call our correction specialist at (317) 221-2397.