Order Certified Iowa Birth Certificates Online From Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics

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Iowa Birth Certificate Types

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

Regular 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 that took place in Iowa from July 1, 1880, to the present.

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

Regular Birth Certificate

Apply to receive this document by mail with our online system.
All other types of birth certificate are unavailable in this state.

Other Types Of Birth Certificate

All other types of birth certificate are unavailable in this state.

Quickest Turnarounds

Immediately after you complete your Iowa 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 Iowa law, birth certificates are not public records, and only those with direct interest may be issued certified copies of birth certificates. Eligible applicants for certified birth certificate copies include the registrant themselves (the person whose name appears on the record), their spouse, children, birth parents (listed on the record), grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, or legal representative or guardian. Siblings, legal representatives, and guardians must provide additional proof of entitlement first.

The registrant (name on the birth certificate)

Mother or father as shown on the record

Grandparent, aunt, or uncle (must show proof of relationship)

Sibling, child, or grandchild (must be at least 18 years old and show proof of relationship)

Spouse (must show proof of marriage)

Court-appointed legal guardian (with ID and official guardianship papers)

An attorney representing the registrant – must have ID for self and provide a document with direct interest spelled out on letterhead or court documents

Iowa Vital Statistics Agency Information

Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics

The Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics keeps records and issues certificates of vital events, including birth, death, and marriages that occurred in the state of Iowa. Iowa has been maintaining vital records since July 1, 1880. 

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. 

Iowa Birth Certificates

The Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Vital 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 Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics’ 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.