• The North Georgia Health District offices in Dalton and Health Departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will be CLOSED on Monday, April 24th for a State Holiday. This also applies to all Environmental Health, WIC and Children's Medical Services. Normal hours of operation will resume the following day.

Vital Records

Request a Birth Certificate

Department of Human Resources regulation require that all requests for vital records include the signature of the requestor and the proper fee.

Access to birth records is limited to:
1. the person named on the certificate
2. the parents shown on the birth record
3. an authorized legal guardian or agent
4. grandparents of the person named on the certificate
5. an adult child of the person named on the certificate
6. an adult sibling of the person named on the certificate
7. the spouse of the person named on the certificate


Required Information

The person requesting a certified copy of a birth record must provide all the information below, a signed request form, and a photocopy of your valid photo ID, such as: driver's license, state issued ID card, or employer issued photo ID.

pdfVital Records Request Form24.41 KB

Fill Out and Print a Birth Certificate Request Form Online

Fee

$25 (payable by Certified Check or Money Order ONLY)

Frequently Asked Questions


You may also contact the Vital Records Section of the Georgia Division of Public Health for birth and death certificates in Georgia.

Request a Death Certificate

Certified copies of death records are available from 1919 to the present. Death certificates are available to the general public.


Required Information

The person requesting a certified copy of a death record must provide the following information and a signed request:

Full name of deceased,
Date of death (month, day, year),
Place of death (city, county),
Age of deceased at death,
Sex,
Race (optional),
The number of copies requested.
Relationship to deceased.

pdfVital Records Request Form24.41 KB

Fill Out and Print a Death Certificate Request Form Online


Fee

$25 (payable by Certified Check or Money Order ONLY)


Fetal Death Certificates

Contact the state office at (404) 679-4701 regarding certified copies of fetal death certificates.

Frequently Asked Questions

You may also contact the Vital Records Section of the Georgia Division of Public Health for birth and death certificates in Georgia.

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