Order Certified Maryland Birth Certificates Online From Maryland Div​ision of Vital Records (DVR)

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Maryland 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. The certificate is printed on security paper with the official state seal.

Apply to receive this document by mail with our online system.

Certified Birth Certificate

Apply to receive this document by mail with our online system.
Only one type of birth certificate is available in this state.

Other Types of Birth Certificates

Only one type of birth certificate is available in this state.

Quickest Turnarounds

Immediately after you complete your Maryland birth certificate order, we forward your request to the concerned government agencies for processing, reducing time lag, and ensuring the quickest possible delivery times. 

Trust and Security

Instant Vital Records is one of the most trusted names in delivering government-issued records. We use fully-secured servers compliant with applicable federal data protection standards to guarantee the confidentiality of your files. 

Order At Your Convenience

Instant Vital Records offers services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for you to order at your convenience anytime, anywhere.

Price

Unlike other online record ordering services, Instant Vital Records charges no hidden fees. Get efficient and effective services without the high price tag. On top of the document’s actual cost, we charge a very minimal service fee, and that’s it.

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Your Security Is Our Priority

Keeping your personal information secure is our highest priority. Thus, all our online transactions are fully encrypted, firewall-protected, and hosted on a HIPAA compliant server. We fully adhere to the federal standards on transmission and storage of confidential data set by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

In addition, all information provided in the ordering process is handled only by authorized personnel. So you can be assured that your private information won’t be used for any other purpose except for that which it was initially provided.

Contact us to learn more about how we keep your information safe.

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Who can order?

Under Maryland law, birth certificates are “closed records,” meaning they are not accessible by the public. Only the following individuals may be issued certified copies of birth certificates upon paying the appropriate fees, providing proof of identification, and completely filling out the application form:

The individual whose name appears on the birth certificate (registrant)

A parent named on the certificate

A court-appointed guardian of the registrant. A foster care appointment is not acceptable; proof of guardianship must be submitted

A surviving spouse of the registrant

A representative of: (1) the registrant or a parent named on the certificate; or (2) the court-appointed guardian of the registrant. The representative must have a letter signed by the individual, parent, or guardian, and certified by a notary public, stating that the representative has permission to obtain a copy of the certificate

Maryland Vital Statistics Agency Information

Maryland Div​ision of Vital Records (DVR)

The Maryland Div​ision of Vital Records (DVR) keeps records and issues certificates of vital events, including birth, death, fetal death, marriage, and divorce that occurred in the state of Maryland.

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. 

Maryland Birth Certificates

The Maryland Div​ision of Vital Records (DVR) 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 Maryland Div​ision of Vital Records (DVR)‘s official page for more information.

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Order Your Birth Certificate Online

Click below to order your birth certificate copy online through our secure HIPAA compliant software.