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Vermont Birth Certificates From Vermont Vital Records Section

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Vermont 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 records are available for births that occurred from January 1, 1909

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Certified Birth Certificate

Apply to receive this document from the Vermont Vital Records Section.
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Who can order?

Vermont 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 immediate family (parent, spouse, grandparent or adult child/grandchild)

The registrant’s legal guardian

Court-appointed executor or administrator

A designated legal representative of the individuals above

Vermont Vital Records Agency Information

Vermont Vital Records Section

The Vermont Vital Records Section keeps records and issues certificates of vital events, such as birth, death, marriage, civil union, divorce, or civil union dissolution. Birth records are available for births that occurred since January 1, 1909.

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. 

Vermont Birth Certificates

The Vermont Vital Records Section 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 Vermont Vital Records Section’s official page for more information.

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