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Colorado Birth Certificates From Colorado Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics

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Colorado Birth Certificate Types

  • Certified Birth Certificate – Certified copies of birth certificates that may be used for practically all legal purposes, including proof of citizenship, school enrollment, personal identification, passports, social security, and employment. Birth certificates are available for all births since 1910.
  • Heirloom Birth Certificate – Heirloom birth certificates are still legal and certified copies. However, some federal government agencies may not accept these as legal documents.
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Certified Birth Certificate

Apply to receive this document from the Colorado Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics
Apply to receive this document from the Colorado Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics

Heirloom Birth Certificate

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Who can order?

Under Colorado law, birth certificates of births less than 100 years old are considered “closed records.” Only individuals showing a legitimate and tangible interest may be issued certified copies of birth certificates upon paying the appropriate fees, providing proof of identification, and filling out the application form:

The registrant (name on the birth certificate)

The registrant’s immediate family: mother, father (if listed), current spouse, adult sibling, maternal grandparent, paternal grandparent (if father listed on record) and adult child

Those with a direct and tangible legal purpose for acquiring the document

Colorado Vital Statistics Agency Information

Colorado Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics

The Colorado Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics keeps records and issues certificates of vital events, such as birth, death, marriage, and divorce starting from the year 1910. 

Notice: It is in Instant Vital Records’ best interest to provide you with accurate and up-to-date information on this site, but state agency information and policies may change without notice. Instant Vital Records makes no warranties, expressed or implied, regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, reliability, or usefulness of any information, nor do we assume the liability of such information. 

Colorado Birth Certificates

Colorado Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics issues certified copies of birth certificates, typically acceptable for most legal purposes, including proof of citizenship, school enrollment, personal identification, passports, social security, and employment.

Visit the Colorado Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics’ official page for more information.

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