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© 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

Completed Form and Payment due in advance of Birth Record services.
Please do not call or
E-mail for record look-ups. Please do not E-mail
record requests.


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



Missouri Birth Records

The Recorder of Deeds Office Now Accepts
Mastercard and Visa for
Amount of Purchase or Deed Recording Fee.

No Cash Back. Walk-In Services Only.
Minimum $1.50 Service Fee.

Request a 1920-Present Missouri Birth Certificate



The St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar is a Certified Copy Center for

  • 1920 to Present Missouri Birth Certificates
    All Missouri Counties
    Including St. Louis City
  • Pre-1910 St. Louis City Birth Registers

If you live or work in St. Louis City, or are visiting the City, the quickest source for a Certified Copy of a Birth Certificate is likely the St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar.

Missouri and Illinois Statutes
and Administrative Rules
relating to Vital Records

The St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar cannot change or correct a Missouri Birth Certificate.


Before Requesting a Birth Record

In most cases, the St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar can provide a Birth Certificate copy to a walk-in customer within a few minutes and responds to mail-in requests same day received.

Request a 1910-Present
Missouri Birth Certificate

Request a Pre-1910 St. Louis City
Birth Register Transcript

Request a Birth Record for a person born a U.S. citizen outside the U.S.
U.S. Department of State
Vital Records Section
1111 19th Street N.W., #510
Washington, D.C. 20524

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

File Name Change Petitions
with the Circuit Court

Name Change Petition Forms
available @ Law Library
Civil Courts Bldg, 8th Floor, 10 N. Tucker
St. Louis, Missouri 63101

Renew Driver's License and Motor Vehicle Plates, Obtain State ID Card, Update Voter Registration at Collector of Revenue's Motor Vehicle Fee Office @ City Hall, Room 111, 1200 Market Street
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

Missouri Driver's License and
Identification Card Requirements

Find Your Nearest Social Security Office
and SSA Answers Online
or Call SSA Toll Free 1.800.772.1213
Downtown SSA Office, 717 N. 16th Street
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Downtown St. Louis Office:
Robert A. Young Federal Bldg
(one block south of City Hall)
1222 Spruce
St. Louis, Missouri 63103