Vital records fees will be increasing statewide by five dollars beginning on January 1 to fund the re-engineering and integration of the statewide vital records system.
The increase means you will pay $20 instead of $15 from January 1, 2014 until July 1, 2019 when the fee will reverts back to $15.
The fee increase includes the following vital records transactions:
- Searches for birth, death, marriage, and fetal death certificates, which include a certified copy of the record if found. - Additional certified copies of the same record that was searched as stated above. - Newborn certified birth certificates issued to new parents by the State office after registration. - Administrative processing at the State level, including but not limited to: - Adoption - Amendment - Legal Change of Name - Delayed Certificate - Court-Ordered Amendment - Court-Ordered Delayed Certificate - Court-Ordered Re-Establishment and/or Dis-Establishment - Search for supporting documents on file
If you have questions, contact your county recorder's office.