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Kansas Birth Certificates From Kansas Department of Health and Environment Office of Vital Statistics

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Kansas 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 Kansas from July 1, 1911, to the present.

Apply to receive this document from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment Office of Vital Statistics.

Regular Birth Certificate

Apply to receive this document from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment Office of Vital Statistics.
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.
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Who Can Order?

Under Kansas 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 themself (the person whose name appears on the record), immediate family, their legal representative, or anyone with a direct interest, including a named beneficiary and someone who jointly owns property with the registrant. If not the registrant or an immediate family member, you must provide written authorization or proof of direct interest. 

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)

Legal representatives or anyone with direct interest (must show proof of direct interest)

Kansas Vital Statistics Agency Information

Kansas Department of Health and Environment Office of Vital Statistics

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment Office of Vital Statistics keeps records and issues certificates of vital events, including birth, stillbirth, death, marriage, and divorce that occurred in the state of Kansas. Kansas has been maintaining most of its vital records since July 1, 1911. 

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. 

Kansas Birth Certificates

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment Office 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 Kansas Department of Health and Environment Office of Vital Statistics’ official page for more information.

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