Certificates are public records and may be obtained by providing us with the necessary search information.
Birth records are available from to present. All certified copies have a raised, embossed seal of the State of Ohio.
Enter the correct information. Vouchers are not accepted at the Kiosk.
Please have the following information available when placing orders. The City of Cincinnati Vital records has added three Satellite kiosks for more convenience to order Birth or Death certificates.
These hours and locations are listed below. Death certificates may be ordered at Kiosk locations, but will be mailed out the next business day with the exception of our Main office at Elm Street, s ame day service is available. Customer Relations Rep will be available for same day service Tuesday- Thursday.
Vital Records Main office location is located at Elm Street, first floor. For your convenience they are three kiosk machines that are available for applying for Birth and Death Certificates. Certificates may be picked up over-the-counter on the day applied for Monday thru Friday between the hours of 8am thru 4pm. Orders not picked up by 4pm will automatically be mailed the next business day. Phone orders may also be placed by calling VitalChek at Unless UPS Express delivery is requested, telephone and online orders will be returned via regular U.
Please allow up to working days from the time we process your request until you receive your order.
Same day appointments available
Genealogists are permitted to come to our office to do research by appointment only. Appointment hours are from 9 to 11 a. Please call to schedule an appointment.
Please search for your records using the information below prior to your appointment. University of Cincinnati Rare books and Archives to Ohio History Connection to Please see ORC Customers requiring full death certificate will need to submit proper documentation and identification through mail application or efile. All Death Certificates ordered at satellite locations will be mailed out next business day.
Excluding Death certificates purchased at Elm Street during regular business hours will be received same day. Death certificates that occur within City of Cincinnati corporate limits only.
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