Once your Ohio birth certificate order is complete, it is electronically sent by the next business day to the government agency for processing.
Hundreds of government agencies nationwide exclusively trust VitalChek for accepting their birth certificates and other vital record orders.
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Most people place their birth record order in less than 10 minutes!
FRANKLIN COUNTY VITAL RECORDS
The Franklin County Bureau of Vital Records (Franklin County Vital Records) issues certified copies of birth certificates and death certificates for events which occurred within Ohio. You may order copies of Ohio vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.
NOTICE: Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.
FRANKLIN COUNTY BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Franklin County Vital Records issues only certified copies of Ohio birth certificates, which are typically acceptable for passport, social security, employment and personal identification purposes.
Who Can Order?
You may order copies of Ohio birth certificates for yourself or a family member.
A certified birth certificate that can typically be used for travel, passport, proof of citizenship, social security, driver's license, school registration, personal identification and other legal purposes. Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred in Ohio from 1908 to present. Newborn certificates are available about 8-10 weeks after the event.
First Copy: $25.00 Additional Copies: $0.00
VitalChek is the authorized external ordering source for fast, secure vital records processed directly with the issuing government agency at the lowest cost available online. That means, unlike other online services, your application won’t get lost in the mail or sent to another service for processing. We process all of our orders through secure online data connections with the issuing government agencies. We don’t have your personal data laying around and everything is done through secure, PCI compliant online data transmission with the government agencies directly. That also means we get to "skip the line" for processing ahead of mail in applications, making our service the fastest available (of course we can’t speed up the agencies themselves, but we do everything we can to keep things moving!).
No other vital records processing service can offer that. That’s what makes VitalChek different – and safer – than anything else out there. The only thing that is shipped (via USPS, UPS, or FedEx depending on which shipping method you choose) is your actual vital record itself, directly from the government agency to you. Now that’s secure!