© St. Louis City
Recorder of Deeds

Birth Records
open 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. weekdays
See Hours and Holidays
for restrictions

City Hall, Room 127
1200 Market Street
Saint Louis
Missouri 63103



Adoption Records
Genealogy and
Historical Research
Birth Records
Business and
Non-Profit Records
Campaign Finance and Election
Cemetery Records
Death Records
French and
Spanish Colonial
Home School Declarations
Land Records
Copies of
Deeds, Liens, Subdivision Plats; Structure History
Marriage Records
License Issuance
and Copies
Orphanage and
Institution Records
Registration and
Licensing Records
and Bottlers Records

Free Recording of
Military Discharge
Wills and
Probate Records



1910 to Present Original
Missouri Birth Certificates

- Certified Genealogy Copies -
Available Only From
Missouri Health Department's
Vital Records Bureau in Jefferson City

Some genealogists may prefer copies of original Birth Certificates, which may provide additional information.


Use this Form to Request a
1910-Present Original
Missouri Birth Certificate -
for Genealogy Purposes-
from State Vital Records


Before you mail the request- At top of Request Form and in "PURPOSE FOR CERTIFICATE REQUEST" write or type:

Duplicate of Original for Genealogy Purposes in red ink

or Duplicate of Original for Genealogy Purposes in black ink with yellow highlighter

If you do not personalize the Form for Genealogy Purposes, the State will send you
a computer-generated copy, the same type of copy the St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar would issue.

Mail completed Form with notarized signature and payment to:

Missouri Department of Health
Bureau of Vital Records

P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102

The St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar cannot follow-up on requests to the State for Vital Records copies. Please direct inquiries to the Missouri Department of Health's Vital Records Office: 573.751.6387 or 573.751.6379








To Change or Correct a
Missouri Birth Certificate
Contact Vital Records Bureau

P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Missouri Secretary of State Certification, Authentication,
and Apostille 
(authentication of a Missouri Birth Certificate for use in a foreign country)
Old Post Office Building
815 Olive Street, Room 210
St. Louis, Missouri 63101