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Birth Certificates

Order: online, phone (513-946-7800), mail, or in our office.

Pay:  cash, check, money order, debit/credit card* (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express)

 

Newborns

Congratulations on your newborn! Birth certificates are usually ready for issue 8-10 weeks from the time the child was born. Pre-order now, and the certificate will be mailed to you as soon as it’s completed.

 

Certificates Prior to 1908

Are you requesting a birth certificate for someone born before 1908? If so, you might be searching for a record that does not exist. Healthcare facilities and individuals born at home were not required to file an Ohio birth certificate until December 1908. Please call us at (513) 946-7800 or email us at HCPHCustServ@hamilton-co.org  to find out if we have the record you’d like to order.

  

Corrections

Corrections on a birth certificate include correcting the spelling of a name (i.e. Sarah to Sara) or adding a first, middle, or last name to the birth certificate if one was not previously recorded on the birth certificate. Corrections do not include changing a first, middle, or last name, or the order of the first, middle, and last name. If you would like to make a correction to your birth certificate or your child’s birth certificate, complete a Birth Affidavit Form. Follow the instructions, and mail the completed affidavit to our office at 250 William Howard Taft Road, Cincinnati, OH 45219.

  

Changes

All name change requests are processed through probate court. You can find more information on how to change your name at the Hamilton County Probate Court Website.

  

Add a Father

A father can be added to a birth certificate with a Paternity Affidavit. This form can only be used if no father is currently listed on the birth certificate. You can find more information on establishing paternity on the Ohio Paternity Enhancement Program Website. Please contact us at (513) 946-7800 to see if a Paternity Affidavit can help you add the father to the birth certificate.

  

Adoption Records

All adoption records are located at the Ohio Department of Health. There are different laws for viewing adoption records depending on what year the adoption took place. For additional information, please refer to the Ohio Department of Health Website.

*Point & Pay Convenience Fee (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Electronic Check).

Transaction Amount Convenience Fee
$0.01 – $50.00 $2.00
$50.01 – $100.00 $2.95
$100.01 – $200.00 $4.95
Each additional $100 increment $2.00
Electronic Check $2.50

 

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