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Birth or Death Certificate Divorce Decree Marriage Verification
To obtain a birth certificate: Telephone Request: Maryland State Division of Vital Records, Baltimore, MD., Monday through Friday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM, except holidays. 410-764-3038. Internet Request: (Birth, Death, or Marriage Certificates). Payment: Credit Card only - Visa, Master Card, AMEX, Discover, 1ST document $18.75; additional documents $12.00 each (receive in 5-7 business days). Mail/Fax Request: Birth, Death, Marriage Certificate or Divorce Verification. Complete the Maryland application for a Birth or Death (see URL 1), Marriage or Divorce record or provide information listed below. Fax: 410-358-7381. Must include legible copy of requestor's un-expired Government issued photo ID and credit card information. A reply is normally received in approximately 10 business days. By mail: Enclose a self-addressed-stamped envelope and $24.00 per certificate. Make check or money order payable to: "Division of Vital Records". Send to: Maryland State Division of Vital Records. P.O. Box 68760, Baltimore, Maryland 21215. Walk-in Request: (Birth Certificates ONLY) Montgomery County DOES NOT HAVE A WALK-IN LOCATION, NOR DO THEY ISSUE CERTIFIED STATE BIRTH DOCUMENTS. The following locations can ONLY provide a Maryland Certificate of Live Birth for persons born in Maryland from January 1, 1939 to present. Frederick County Health Department (Birth Only): 301.600.1029; Howard County Health Department: 410.313.6300; Prince George's County Health Department (Birth Only): 301.324.2939; 301.324.2940; Maryland State Division of Vital Records (Birth/Death/ Marriage/Divorce): 410.764.3038 or 877.463.3464 (toll free). To add father's name: 410.764.2897; to delete father's name: 410.764.3052; to change name/correct spelling errors: 410.764.3063 or 410.764.3067 or 410.764.3069. Call offices for locations and hours. See URLs for on line information . Questions for the Medical Examiner related to death certificated can be initiated at this office: 240.777.1757.
Find more information from the following link(s):
  • State of Maryland Birth Certificate General Information
  • Montgomery County Office of Vital Records - Death Certificates


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