Birth Record Information

Application for Certified Birth Certificate

Requirements​

  1. The birth occurred in Wake County.
  2. One of the following must apply:
    • Applicant is an immediate family member of the individual on the certificate.
    • Applicant can be self, spouse, sister, brother, child, parent / stepparent, grandparent or grandchild.
    • Applicant is seeking information for legal determination of personal or property rights.
    • Applicant is authorized agent, attorney or legal representative of a person listed above.

Online Birth Certificate Requests

Online orders will be mailed directly to you.

Mail-In Birth Certificate Requests

Mail-In Birth Certificate Requests

  1. Open and download the PDF Application to request by mail.
  2. ​Complete, sign and enclose the application.
  3. Include a copy of your DMV photo ID or valid passport.
  4. Include a check or money order for $10 per copy.

In-Person Birth Certificate Requests

In-Person Birth Certificates may also be obtained at one of these Wake County Regional Center locations. Please call ahead for regional center hours of operation.