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Copies of Vital Records

Birth, Marriage, Civil Union, Domestic Partnership, and Death Certificates are available from the Englewood Department of Health if the event occurred in Englewood. State Statute requires that the person requesting Certified Copies of these records must know where and when, as well as other identifying information, and also establish "right to access" to the record with identification.

Click here for those designated with Right to Access (Entitlement) AND Acceptable ID
To authorize a delegate to obtain a record on your behalf, use a Delegation of Authority Form 

The fee for all Certified Copies is $25.00 for the first copy of a vital record, and $2.00 for each additional copy of the same record. The fee for Certifications (of genealogical records, not for legal purposes) is $15.00. There is a limit of 10 death certificates and 5 birth or marriage / civil union / domestic partnership certificates per customer transaction per day as per State policy.

The fee for amendments to vital records is $20.00. Corrected certified copies must be purchased when amendments have been approved by the State Department of Health.   

                                               No Personal Checks are accepted for these services/documents.

Mail Orders must be accompanied by a money order, Funeral Director's or Attorney's business check, or certified check.

Credit Card Orders are currently accepted through VitalChek (order processing fee of $7.00 per order) with Expedited Delivery Service available by selecting UPS.

Genealogical Records (family history research)
Birth, Death and Marriage

May be searched for without the exact information otherwise necessary. The State Office of Vital Statistics & Registry defines a vital record as genealogical as follows:

Birth, death and marriage records for people who are deceased AND where 

  • the birth occurred more than 80 years ago
  • the marriage occurred more than 50 years ago
  • the death occurred more than 40 years ago

ALL ORDERS/REQUESTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY APPLICATION

Please click the link for the appropriate application form below:
Application for Non-Genealogical Certification or Certified Copy of Vital Record          English          Spanish
Application for Genealogical Certification or Certified Copy of Vital Record                  English          Spanish
(VitalChek provides applications)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT NEWBORN BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Please Note: Allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing (by hospital and Health Department) Birth Certificates of newborns. Parents may make arrangements with the Health Department Vital Records Unit to expedite processing of birth records of newborns AFTER the certificate has been received from the hospital for a special fee of $100.00 (in addition to certified copies fee). Parents must first communicate the urgent need to hospital staff.