Birth Certificates

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You can order birth certificates, death certificates and marriage records on-line, by mail, phone or in person by visiting our Vital Records office.

Birth certificates cost $17, with a $6 fee for additional copies of the same record.

The MSDH Vital Records division maintains Mississippi birth and death records from November, 1912 to the present.

Mississippi Birth Certificates

Changes or Corrections

Call our Vital Records office at 601-206-8200 or send e-mail to


Birth Certificates Outside of Mississippi

  • If you are a US Citizen born outside Mississippi, check with the National Center for Health Statistics for information regarding your home state.
    NCHS Vital Records page

  • If you were born in another country, check with the Embassy for that country.

Other Records


For more information or questions about vital records, contact our Vital Records office by calling 601-206-8200, or by sending e-mail to

Last reviewed on Mar 8, 2024 request edits
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