You can order birth certificates, death certificates and marriage records on-line, by mail, phone or in person by visiting our Vital Records office.
Birth certificates cost $17, with a $6 fee for additional copies of the same record.
The Vital Records Ridgeland location is closed to the public during the COVID-19 outbreak. We can still process your phone, mail-in or online request for birth certificates and other records.
The MSDH Vital Records division maintains birth and death records from November, 1912 and later.
Birth Certificates Outside of Mississippi
If you are a US Citizen born outside Mississippi, check with the National Center for Health Statistics for information regarding your home state.
NCHS Vital Records page »
- If you were born in another country, check with the Embassy for that country.
ContactFor more information or questions about vital records, contact our Vital Records office at 601-206-8200, or visit the Vital Records Department home page for health statistics, vital records, reports and data.
You can also contact the Vital Records office by sending e-mail to VRInfo@HealthyMS.com