Nevada Birth Records
How to Get Nevada Birth Certificates
Birth certificates for the state of Nevada are handled by the Office of Vital Records. Their records begin July 1, 1911.
Please note that you are only able to order birth certificates for yourself, your spouse, or a child for whom you are the parent, guardian or legal representative. You must be at least 18 yeas of age and provide proof of your identity in the form of a copy of a valid government-issued photo ID, such as your driver’s license, state-issued identification card, government issued employment identification, or passport.
Enlarge the copy of your ID and lighten it if needed to ensure it is clear and readable. Sign underneath it to verify that you are the requestor. If you are not ordering your own birth certificate, please make a notation on the copy of your ID of y our relationship to the person whose birth certificate you are requesting. Enclose a copy of any legal or supporting documentation such as guardianship papers or marriage license or certificate.
Please download the Nevada birth record order form and fill it out and mail with payment and a copy of your photo identification to:
Office of Vital Records
4150 Technology Way, Suite 104
Carson City, Nevada 89706
Each certificate is $13.00.
Please do not send cash. Personal check or certified funds only.
Please call 775-684-4242 prior to mailing to ensure that the fees have not changed since the publication of this document.
You may also present the form, payment, and ID in person to the Recorder’s office in the county where the birth occurred.
If you have any questions, please call 775-684-4242.