Birth and Death Certificates

We can provide birth and death certificates that occurred in any Colorado county. Certified birth and death certificates are legal documents that are printed on forgery-resistant safety paper with watermarks, raised engraving, background security patterns, and a unique certificate identification number. 

How to Obtain a Birth/Death Certificate

Only certain individuals, with proof of eligibility, can be provided with vital records. Requirements are set by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and are the same across all Counties. 

  • In-Person
    Schedule an in-person appointment. In-person payments can be made by cash, check, money order, or credit card. Certificates are issued same day if record is ready for issuance in our system. Certificates are typically issued within 20 minutes. 


Fees

  • Certified Birth Certificates 
    Birth certificates cost $20.00 for the first copy and $13 for each additional copy of same certificate if ordered at the same time. Expedited UPS shipping (2-day) is available for non-in-person orders for an additional $25.
  • Certified Death Certificates 
    Death certificates cost $20.00 for the first copy and $13 for each additional copy of same certificate if ordered at the same time. Expedited UPS shipping (2-day) is available for non-in-person orders for an additional $25. 
    • Copies can also be ordered through the funeral home making arrangements. 
    • Death certificates for a veteran of the armed forces can receive one free Veterans Administration Office copy. 

Who Can Order Birth/Death Certificates

  • The person named on the birth record
  • Members of the immediate family, with required proof of relationship 
  • Legal representatives of those named above
  • Others demonstrating a direct and tangible interest in the record

Required Information

  • The person's full name as it appears on the birth/death record
  • Date and place of birth/death
  • Parent's names along with mother's full maiden name
  • Purpose for the copy
  • Applicant's relationship to the person on the certificate
  • Applicant's signature
  • Payment for the number of copies requested
  • Photocopy of the requestor's valid identification

Contact Us

  1. Vital Records


    Email Vital Records

    Willow
    6162 S. Willow Dr., Suite 100
    Greenwood Village, CO 80111

    Phone: 303-795-HLTH (4584)