Order your Alabama (AL) Birth Certificate Online

Don’t waste time applying to your local government office! Order your certified Alabama (AL) birth certificate right now from the comfort of your own home.

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Alabama Birth Certificate Ordering Process

Fill out our simple Alabama birth certificate application

Our streamlined application form takes just a few minutes to fill out, and you can complete it fully online. No trip to your local government office and no long lines to stand in.

Let our experts review your application and assemble your application package.

We’ll make sure your information is correct and that your application will be accepted. Your application package will include all of the documents and instructions you will need to get your birth certificate.

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You’ll send in your application package, then sit back and wait for your birth certificate to be mailed straight to your home.

Apply for a new Alabama (AL) Birth Certificate

A birth certificate is a legal document that shows proof of identity, proof of citizenship, and allows you to apply for things like a passport, a social security card, and a driver’s license. To obtain your Alabama (AL) birth certificate, simply fill out our online application and follow the custom submission instructions we will provide. Your Alabama birth certificate will be issued by the vital records office and mailed straight to your home.

Replace a lost Alabama Birth Certificate

When you need to replace an official document, it can be a confusing process. If your Alabama birth certificate has been lost, damaged, or stolen, you will need to apply for a replacement copy. Replace your birth certificate using our online application system for the state where you were born. Then, submit your application using the instructions provided with your application form.

Obtain an authorized copy of your Alabama Birth Certificate

A birth certificate is an important document to have. It allows you to prove your identity, age, and American citizenship, which is vital when applying for things like passports, driver’s licenses, and government benefits. You may also need it to enroll in school or sign up for the military. To request an authorized copy, you will need to submit an application to the state and/or specific county you were born in.

To get a certified copy of your Alabama birth certificate, simply complete our online form then follow the detailed instructions we provide to submit your application and have your birth certificate mailed straight to your home.

You must apply for a certified copy of your birth certificate through the state you were born in. If you were born in Alabama, then that is where you should request your birth certificate. You can get your birth certificate from the Alabama (AL) vital records office, or from the county health department.

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Who is eligible to apply

Birth records are restricted in Alabama. You can only apply for a birth certificate for yourself or your parent, child, spouse, or sibling. You can also apply on behalf of an individual if you are their legal guardian or legal representative or you have a court order.

Your Alabama birth certificate is an important form of identification that you may need in order to start a new job, apply for or renew a passport or driver’s license, apply for government benefits, or sign up for school or sports.

Alabama Birth Certificate Requirements

To get a copy of your Alabama birth certificate, you will need to complete an application and send it to the Alabama vital records office, along with proof of identification.

Valid proof of ID in Alabama is a clear photocopy, of both sides, of one of the forms of photo ID listed below. You will need to include this with your completed application form.

  • U.S. Driver’s license or ID card
  • The U.S. or Foreign Passport
  • U.S. Certificate of Naturalization
  • Certificate of U.S. Citizenship
  • U.S. Military ID
  • Work Id (if the employer is applying on an employee’s behalf)
  • Alien Resident Card (Temporary or Permanent)
  • U.S. Employment Authorization Card
  • Citizenship ID Card
  • Tribal ID
  • Pilot’s License
  • Boating License
  • Concealed Weapons License
  • Ex-Felon ID
  • Inmate ID issued by the U.S. Dept. of Justice with the following documentation:
    • Supporting documents from the institution if the inmate is still in custody
    • Letter of release from the institution if an inmate has been released
  • School ID (must be from current school term)
  • Alabama Voter Identification Card

Mail your complete application package to:

Alabama Department of Public Health

Center for Health Statistics

P.O. Box 5625

Montgomery, AL 36103-5625

Alabama Birth Certificate Fees

Alabama charges a $15 fee to apply for a birth certificate. You must include the full payment with your application.

Processing Time for an Alabama Birth Certificate

Our online service lets you skip the long lines and red tape at your local government office, saving you time and hassle. Simply complete our short application, wait for our experts to assemble your application package, then follow the included instructions to submit your application to the Alabama vital records office. Once it’s processed, the vital records office will mail your birth certificate to you. In most cases, birth certificate applications in Alabama are processed within 7-10 business days. However, applications may take longer during peak request periods.

If you need a certified copy of your Alabama birth certificate, we recommend applying early to avoid delays. This will ensure that you get your certificate in time to apply for travel documents and passports, enroll in school or sign up for a sport, or start a new job.

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FAQs about Alabama Birth Certificates

How do I apply for a birth certificate copy in Alabama?

Our online application is the fastest way to apply for a certified copy of your Alabama birth certificate. All you have to do is:

  • Fill out the Alabama birth certificate application online. Our experts will review your application and make sure it is error-free, so your birth certificate can be issued directly.
  • Print, sign, and pack your completed form, along with photocopies of your government-issued photo ID (see acceptable ID’s above).
  • Mail your application to the Alabama vital records office, along with all required documents and

The Alabama Bureau of Vital Statistics will process your application and send your birth certificate to your home address.

How long does it take to get an Alabama birth certificate?

Processing time for a certified copy of an Alabama birth certificate may vary depending on how you apply:

  • Mail-in orders take approximately 7-10 business days.
  • In-person applications usually require you to wait in line at your local office. You can contact your vital records office to enquire about operating hours and wait times.

To get the quickest turnaround time and avoid delays:

  • Fill out our online birth certificate application.
  • Our experts will verify your form to make sure it is error-free and will be accepted.
  • Follow the personalized instructions to submit your application and have your official Alabama birth certificate mailed to your home.

How much is a birth certificate in Alabama?

To get a certified copy of an Alabama birth certificate, you will have to pay the state fee of $15.

Birth certificate application fees must be paid when submitting your application.

We recommend that you order multiple copies of your birth certificate, to ensure that you always have one available when you need it.

What documents do I need to get my birth certificate?

To apply for a certified copy of a birth certificate in Alabama, you will need:

  • A completed birth certificate application Our experts will review your form and check for errors.
  • Photocopies of both sides of a government-issued photo ID (see list of acceptable IDs above)
  • Payment of $15 for the state

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Get Your Birth Certificate Now!

You can order your birth certificate using our secure online service and completing our simple application process in just 5 minutes. We will save you time and hassle and thanks to our expert assistance you know you’ll get exactly what you want.

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