The Vital Statistics division of the Health Department provides certified copies of birth records for all Ohio counties and death records for deaths occurring in the city limits of Middletown. There is a $25.00 per copy charge and phone orders are accepted with Discover, MasterCard or Visa.
View our press release for the new statewide birth record database.
Certificates will be sent via US Mail. For expedited services please contact the Health Department, for details. Additional fees apply.
Download, view and print forms to request birth or death certificates by clicking the links below. Forms are in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF).
Birth Certificate Request Form
Death Certificate Request Form
Online Order Form
Starting March 20, 2015, adult adoptees adopted in the relevant years may submit an application to ODH for a copy of their adoption file. The requesting adoptee must be at least 18 years old. Should you have any questions, please contact the Ohio Department of Health's customer service team at (614) 466-2531.
Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 8am to 4pm. We are closed from
12pm-1pm for lunch and closed on Friday.