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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

By Phone (with credit card)

To order a birth certificate by phone, please call (303) 602-3660. All phone orders will require additional documentation (i.e. driver's license number, credit card). Your order will be processed through our partner, VitalChek Network, Inc. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service. All major credit cards are accepted, including American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.

Phone requests are processed within two business days and have an additional $10 processing fee. 

Next day service is available for an additional $20 processing fee.

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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(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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