Birth Certificate

Get a Copy of Your Birth Certificate

If you were born in the state of Colorado, you may order your birth certificate in person, by mail, by phone, or online through Denver Public Health (303-602-3660).

The office is located at 120 W. 5th Ave., just across from the Denver Health Medical Center campus south of 6th Avenue. The cost is $20 and you will need a form of identification, which could include a current driver license or state ID. See the online form for other acceptable forms of identification.

If you were born outside of the state of Colorado, the process is significantly longer and can take up to several months for some states. You can order a birth certificate from most states online. A source for obtaining out-of-state birth certificates is

Keep your birth certificate in a safe place, and keep it in an envelope or page protector. Don’t punch holes in the document because this renders it useless!

Blank birth certificate