Welcome to the Licking County Health Department Birth and Death Certificate online ordering system. Requests will be processed between Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.


Birth Certificates 

  • The office only issues certificates for births that occurred in Ohio from 1909 – present. 
  • For births outside the State of Ohio, please contact the state in which the event occurred. Find locations outside Ohio. 
  • Birth and Death Records in Ohio from 1875 through 1908 are kept by the probate court of each county. There is NO statewide index to Ohio birth and death records prior to 1909.

New Birth Certificates 

  • Certificates for new births typically takes 8 – 10 weeks to become available. While CPH Office of Vital Statistics strives to provide this service as quickly as possible, the information must first be received from the birthing hospital (or center) and uploaded into State of Ohio records system.
  • The Office of Vital Statistics processes orders within 7-10 business days generally once the information is available.

Death Certificates 

  • This office only issues certificates for deaths that occurred in Licking County, Ohio from 1909 – present.
  • For death records in Ohio from 1875 – 1908, please contact the  probate court for the county  that the death occurred.  
  • Information related to deaths prior to 1908 is not available within the State of Ohio records system.
  • For deaths outside the State of Ohio, please contact the state in which the event occurred.  See locations in other states. 
  • For deaths occurring outside Licking County, but within Ohio, contact the county's office of vital statistics where the death occurred or Ohio Department of Health.  


      • For more information and FAQs on applying for Birth/Death Certificates  HERE 


To begin the order process, click on the links on the left


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The Following Vital Records May Be Requested Online:
Certified Birth Certificate $25.00 each copy
Certified Death Certificate $25.00 each copy

* An additional Non-Refundable $5 Service and Credit Card Processing Fee will be applied to all online orders


Delivery Options

Standard Shipping


USPS Priority Express Shipping -  3 days

$28.75 per address


Attention Applicants: If you are applying for multiple certificates for multiple people that are being delivered to the same address please follow these instructions:  

  • On the first application select the desired shipping type. (Standard or Express)
  • On all subsequent applications select only Standard Shipping and in the ‘Special Instructions’ field type in the Order Number for the first application and ask that this certificate be included in the delivery of the first.

For more details on USPS shipping times, please go to the USPS website - https://www.usps.com/ship/

For More Information, Contact:

Licking County Health Department
675 Price Rd.

Newark, OH 43055


Phone: 740-349-6535 Option 3
Fax: 740-349-6510
Email: vitals@lickingcohealth.org


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Permitium Software
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