Once your Louisiana birth certificate order is complete, it is electronically sent by the next business day to the government agency for processing.
Hundreds of government agencies nationwide exclusively trust VitalChek for accepting their birth certificates and other vital record orders.
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Most people place their birth record order in less than 10 minutes!
Louisiana Vital Records Registry (Louisiana Vital Records) issues certified copies of Louisiana birth certificates and Louisiana death certificates for events that occurred within the State of Louisiana, and Louisiana marriage records for marriage licenses that were purchased in Orleans Parish. You may order copies of Louisiana vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.
Please be advised, due to the effects of Hurricane Katrina, not all records are currently accessible at this time, some records are archived. If Louisiana Vital Records does not have access to your record, they will send you a letter to inform you. once they are able to access the archived records, your request will be completed. Currently, Louisiana Vital Records does not have an estimated time as to when they will be able to access those records. However, your request will be kept on file and fulfilled once it is available.
NOTICE: Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.
LOUISIANA BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Louisiana Vital Records issues copies of Louisiana birth certificates which can typically be used for passport, social security, school registration, personal identification and other legal purposes.
Who Can Order?
You may order copies of Louisiana birth certificates for yourself, your current legal spouse, your child or a parent. If you are not one of the people listed, you will need to submit a written request directly to Louisiana Vital Records, along with a check or money order.
Where Can The Document Be Shipped?
Louisiana Vital Records will only ship copies of Louisiana birth certificates to the entitled applicant's verified home address.
A certified birth certificate that can typically be used for travel, passport, proof of citizenship, social security, driver's license, school registration, personal identification and other legal purposes. Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred in the State of Louisiana within the last 100 years.
First Copy: $15.00 Additional Copies: $0.00
CANNOT BE USED TO OBTAIN A PASSPORT, DRIVER'S LICENSE OR TRAVEL. The Birth Short - Card is a wallet size version of the Birth Certificate that can be used for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
First Copy: $9.00 Additional Copies: $0.00
VitalChek is the authorized external ordering source for fast, secure vital records processed directly with the issuing government agency at the lowest cost available online. That means, unlike other online services, your application won’t get lost in the mail or sent to another service for processing. We process all of our orders through secure online data connections with the issuing government agencies. We don’t have your personal data laying around and everything is done through secure, PCI compliant online data transmission with the government agencies directly. That also means we get to "skip the line" for processing ahead of mail in applications, making our service the fastest available (of course we can’t speed up the agencies themselves, but we do everything we can to keep things moving!).
No other vital records processing service can offer that. That’s what makes VitalChek different – and safer – than anything else out there. The only thing that is shipped (via USPS, UPS, or FedEx depending on which shipping method you choose) is your actual vital record itself, directly from the government agency to you. Now that’s secure!