Birth Certificate Processing Times

After you have submitted your birth certificate application and paid the state fees, the Vital Records Office will process your request.

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After you have submitted your birth certificate application and paid the state fees, the Vital Records Office will process your request. However, processing times vary by state, and may be longer than usual during peak times. Some states also offer rush service, for an additional fee. All state average processing times are listed below.

STATEAverage processing timeRush Service
Alabama (AL)7-10 business daysNot Available
Alaska (AK)4-6 weeks3 business days
Arizona (AZ)5 business daysNot Available
Arkansas (AR)4-6 weeksNot Available
California (CA)3-4 weeksNot Available
Colorado (CO)30 business daysOrders will be shipped the next business day after being processed.
Connecticut (CT)Up to 8 weeksNot Available
Delaware (DE)2-5 weeksNot Available
District of Columbia (DC)7-10 business daysOrders will be shipped the next business day after being processed.
Florida (FL)3-5 business daysGiven Priority Processing
Georgia (GA)8-10 weeksNot Available
Hawaii (HI)6-8 weeksNot Available
Idaho (ID)2-3 weeks1-2 business days
Illinois (IL)5-7 business daysNot Available
Indiana (IN)3-4 weeksNot Available
Iowa (IA)4 to 6 weeksNot Available
Kansas (KS)7-10 business daysNot Available
Kentucky (KY)30 business daysNot Available
Louisiana (LA)8-10 weeksNot Available
Maine (ME)2-5 weeksNot Available
Maryland (MD)3-4 weeksNot Available
Massachusetts (MA)30 business days7-10 business days
Michigan (MI)4-5 weeks2-3 weeks
Minnesota (MN)80 days2-3 business days
Mississippi (MS)7-10 business daysNot Available
Missouri (MO)12-16 weeksNot Available
Montana (MT)2-3 weeksNot Available
Nebraska (NE)2-3 weeksNot Available
Nevada (NV)4-6 weeksNot Available
New Hampshire (NH)20 business daysNot Available
New Jersey (NJ)6-8 weeksNot Available
New Mexico (NM)6-12 weeksNot Available
New York City (NYC)90 daysNot Available
New York (NY)10-12 weeksNot Available
North Carolina (NC)5 weeks3-5 business days
North Dakota (ND)3-5 business days1 business day
Ohio (OH)3-6 weeksNot Available
Oklahoma (OK)6 weeksNot Available
Oregon (OR)5-8 weeksNot Available
Pennsylvania (PA)2 weeksNot Available
Rhode Island (RI)1-2 weeksNot Available
South Carolina (SC)2-4 weeksNot Available
South Dakota (SD)2-5 weeksNot Available
Tennessee (TN)6 weeksNot Available
Texas (TX)9-12 weeks3-4 weeks
Utah (UT)3 weeksNot Available
Vermont (VT)5-7 daysNot Available
Virginia (VA)2-4 weeksNot Available
Washington (WA)6-8 weeks6 weeks
West Virginia (WV)5-19 business daysNot Available
Wisconsin (WI)5-10 business daysNot Available
Wyoming (WY)3-5 business daysNot Available

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Some states require that you provide a copy of your photo ID card to order a certified copy of your birth certificate. Our complete application package provides all the information on which documents you need to provide and how to go about it.
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