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OKLAHOMA BIRTH AND DEATH CERTIFICATES

Oklahoma Vital Records maintains the records for births and deaths that occurred in the state of Oklahoma.

Oklahoma began filing birth records in October of 1908. It was not mandatory, however, that these records be filed until 1917. Because birth records were not required for identification as they are today, not all records prior to 1940 were placed on file consistently.

Oklahoma began filing death records in October of 1908. It was not mandatory, however, that these records be filed until 1917. Because death records were not required for identification as they are today, not all records prior to 1940 were placed on file consistently.

For more information on a birth or death that occurred in another state, view Where to Write for Vital Records.

OFFICE HOURS

Lobby Hours: 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday - Friday with the exception of State recognized holidays

OFFICE LOCATIONS (for certificate pick-up only)

Central Office (full service)

Oklahoma State Department of Health (Map)

1000 NE Tenth Street

Oklahoma City, OK 73117

Satellite Offices (certificate pick-up only)

Tulsa Health Department
James O. Goodwin Health Center (
Map)
5051 S. 129th East Ave
Tulsa, OK 74143-7004

Pittsburg County Health Department (Map)
1400 East College Avenue
McAlester, OK 74501

ONLINE ORDERS

The Oklahoma State Department of Health does not accept online orders directly; however, for your convenience, you can process on-line requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc.  VitalChek can be reached either through its website or by Phone at 877-817-7364.  An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®.

Order Online

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE RECORDS

Please contact the Court Clerk  in the county of the event.

QUESTIONS?

For the quickest answer, please select the link on the left that best relates to your question. If you do not find what you need, please contact us. 

            Phone:  (405) 271.4040     E-mail: AskVR@health.ok.gov

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