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Order Certified Pennsylvania Birth Certificates Online From Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records

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Pennsylvania 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 1906. You may be eligible to have the service fee for procuring a birth certificate waived if you or your spouse is in active service or was honorably discharged.

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.

Quickest Turnarounds

Immediately after you complete your Pennsylvania 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.


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?

Pennsylvania is a closed record state, meaning birth certificates are not part of public records. This means only the following individuals may secure a certified copy of a birth certificate after filling out the forms, paying the appropriate fees, and providing the necessary legal documents and identification:

The person named on the record (registrant)

The registrant’s parent/s listed on the record

The registrant’s immediate family (spouse, step parent, grandparent or adult child/grandchild of the registrant along with a signed authorization from the registrant and a copy of the registrant’s ID if they are 18 or older)

Legal guardians

Legal representatives of the named individuals

If the registrant is deceased, other family members may also obtain a copy upon showing the registrant’s death certificate

Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records Agency Information

Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records

The Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records keeps records and issues certificates of vital events, such as birth, death, and adoption. Birth records are available for births that occurred starting 1906.

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. 

Pennsylvania Birth Certificates

Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records 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 Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records’ 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.