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Birth and Death Certificates

Centrally-located, offering quick and easy access, Denver Public Health offers multiple ways to order birth and death certificates

We issue the following records:

  • Certificates for any birth within the state of Colorado from 1905 to the present.
  • Certified death certificates for Denver County from 1964 to the present.

Who can order a certificate?

  • Person named on the birth record. Approved forms of identification. (Espanol)
  • Members of the immediate family. (Proof of relationship is required.) To prove your relationship, we can accept:
    • Birth certificates.
    • Marriage certificates.
    • Court-approved guardianship paperwork.
  • Legal representatives of those named above.
  • Ways to order

Ways to Order Birth Certificatesa

In Person

Birth Certificates can be obtained in person, at 120 W. 5th Ave., Denver, CO 80204. You will be asked to complete a form and to present your current driver's license, state identification, passport or other form of accepted identification. (Espanol).

You must arrive before 4 p.m. to be processed by closing.

Birth and Death Certificate Fees and Resources Content


Birth Certificates    
1st certified copy:
Additional certified copies - (ordered at the same time for the same person):
$13 each
Death Certificates    
 1st certified copy:   $20
 Additional certified copies - (ordered at the same time for the same person):   $13 each

Additional Charges

Handling fee for credit card orders:
Overnight fee for rush orders:

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Contact Birth and Death Certificates

(303) 602-3660
120 W. 5th Avenue
Denver, CO 80204 
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Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The last Thursday of Every Month
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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