Birth Certificates

On Monday, September 16, Vital Records will open at 10 a.m. This includes U.S. passport, birth certificate and death certificate services. We apologize for any inconvenience. Normal operating will resume on Tuesday, September 17. Please plan accordingly.

The health district has birth certificates for Clark County births from 1973 to the present.

Cost

Birth Certificate FeesPurchase of First CertificateEach Additional Copy
(per request)$33.00$20.00

Personal checks are not accepted as payment for birth certificates.

Newborns

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

Clark County Births Before 1973

Birth certificates for people born in Clark County before 1973 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.

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.

Ordering a Birth Certificate

Birth certificates can be requested by one of the following methods:

In Person

You can request a birth certificate in person at:

  • Southern Nevada Health District Main Facility
    • 280 S. Decatur Blvd.
    • Submit requests using iPad kiosks located in the lobby area
    • Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Cash, debit, Visa, MasterCard, money order, cashier’s checks, and business checks are accepted. Valid photo identification is required (e.g. driver’s license, passport)

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

Online*

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

*Note

  • 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.

Contact Information

Phone: (702) 759-1010

Updated on:  September 11, 2019