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Birth Certificates

In person application requests are suspended until further notice. All requests must be ordered and paid for online. You will receive a request to make payment after your request has been reviewed. All requests take 2-3 business days to process.

Your order must be completed and paid for online. Requests will automatically be mailed to the address listed within the application.

Ordering a Birth Certificate
Birth certificates can be requested online or by mail following the instructions below:

En Espanol


Complete the online birth certificate application. Valid photo identification of the requestor and proof of relationship must be uploaded with the form.


  • Payment for online orders is requested once we have confirmed you are a qualified applicant and that the birth certificate is registered with the State of Nevada.
  • Applications received without valid photo identification will not be processed. It is your responsibility to ensure a copy of your identification is properly submitted.
  • Birth certificates are sent regular mail through the U.S. Postal Service.
  • All agency requests done by mail must be completed on company letterhead and include the name of decedent, date of death (approximate date if exact date is unknown), specific purpose for which the certificate will be used, signature and date.

By Mail

Mail a money order (made payable to SNHD) along with a completed Birth Certificate Application (English) / (Spanish) PDF 129KB and a copy of your photo identification and proof of relationship to:

Southern Nevada Health District – Vital Records Office
Attn: Vital Records
P.O. Box 3902
Las Vegas, NV 89127

En línea

Complete la solicitud para la inscripción de Nacimiento. Una identificación válida del solicitante y la prueba de su relación con la persona, de la que esta solicitando el tramite debe ser adjunta con el formulario.


  • Los pagos por los pedidos en línea se solicitan una vez que confirmemos que usted es un solicitante calificado y que el certificado está registrado en el Estado de Nevada.
  • Las solicitudes recibidas sin una identificación con foto válida no serán procesadas. Es su responsabilidad asegurarse de enviar una copia correcta de su identificación.
  • Los certificados de Nacimiento y defunción se enviarán por correo a través del servicio Postal de USA
  • Todas las solicitudes de agencias realizadas por correo deben completadas en papel con membrete de la empresa y debe incluir el nombre del difunto, fecha de fallecimiento (fecha aproximada si se desconoce la fecha exacta) y explicar el propósito específico para el cual se utilizará el certificado, la firma y la fecha.

Servicio Postal

Envié un giro postal (a pagar a SNHD) junto con una solicitud de Certificado de Nacimiento /Defunción completa en (inglés) o (español),PDF 129KB y una copia de su identificación con foto y la prueba de su relación con:

Southern Nevada Health District – Vital Records Office
Attn: Vital Records
P.O. Box 3902
Las Vegas, NV 89127

Records for Births Inside Clark County
Births of children born in Clark County hospitals are registered with the county. Home births must be registered with the State Vital Records Office. Certified copies of birth certificates are available after the original certificate has been registered, usually 15 days after birth.

Certified copies of Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred in Clark County. All copies issued by this office are certified copies and serve as an original document. The health district has birth certificates for Clark County births from 1973- present. Birth certificates for people born in Clark County before 1973 can be requested through our office but will include an additional fee of $5. Birth Certificates are available in person, online or by mail. Birth certificates are confidential records. You must show or provide a copy of a valid driver license, state-issued ID or passport, and proof of relationship or tangible interest.

Records for Births Outside of Clark County
Birth records for people born outside Clark County, but in Nevada, are available at the Nevada State Office of Vital Records by phone at (775) 684-4242 or through their website at http://dhhs.nv.gov.

For records of people born outside the state of Nevada, contact the vital records department in that birth state. Visit the National Center for Health Statistics  to find out where to get a birth certificate in the state where the birth occurred.

It takes a minimum of two weeks for the health district to receive a new birth certificate from the hospital.


In order for the $13.00 registration fee to be waived, proof of prior payment must be verified. The $13.00 registration fee will not be refunded once payment is made.

Birth Certificate FeesPurchase of First CertificateEach Additional Copy
(per request)$38.00$25.00

Personal checks are not accepted as payment for birth certificates.

Contact Information

Phone: (702) 759-1010

Updated on:  September 9, 2020