Missouri birth certificate records department

As of May 1 birth, death certificates will no longer be provided by the City of Independence


  • Vital Records
  • The fee for marriage and divorce records are set by the agency issuing the documents, so the cost may vary. For expedited service, contact Vital Chek at the toll-free phone number, To further expedite the request, overnight services are offered.

    For out-of-state birth or death certificates, you will need to apply to the appropriate state vital records department. The fees charged for Missouri certified birth and death certificates are on a per visit basis. Only cash or personal checks are accepted. Picture identification is required.

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    Birth, Death, Marriage and Divorce Information. The Bureau of Vital Records, within the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, provides services including: VitalChek is the only recognized and endorsed method to obtain Missouri vital records online or over the phone. MISSOURI VITAL RECORDS The Missouri Division of Vital Records (Missouri Vital Records) issues certified copies of Missouri birth certificates and Missouri.

    You can download an application to receive a birth or death certificate here. Friday , November 08 , Home About.

    Vital Records. Birth and Death Certificate Application.