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Obtain a Birth Certificate

Birth Certificates can be obtained at 2000 Dennis Avenue, Suite 27. Hours of service are Monday through Thursday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Office phone is: 240.773.1207. The cost is $18.00, paid by cash, check, or credit card (MasterCard, Visa). In order to receive same day service, an applicant must be born in Maryland and present a valid, unexpired government issued photo ID displaying a date issued and expiration date. Applicants unable to provide a valid photo ID will not be able to receive their request the same day and must provide two different pieces of alternative documentation. At least one of these documents must contain the requesting individual's current mailing address. Acceptable documents are: pay stub; current car registration; bank statement; lease or rental agreement; utility bill with current address; copy of income tax return/W-2 form; or a letter from a government agency requesting a vital record (certificate).

If calling about a home birth, please refer to 240.777.1757.

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To speak with a Customer Service Representative, please call 311 during business hours.