Order Your Colorado (CO) Birth Certificate Online

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

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Colorado Birth Certificate Ordering Process

1. Fill out our simple 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.

2. 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.

3. Get your Birth Certificate

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

Get a new Colorado (CO) 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 Colorado (CO) birth certificate, simply fill out our online application and follow the custom submission instructions we will provide. Your Colorado birth certificate will be issued by the vital records office and mailed straight to your home.

Replace a lost Colorado Birth Certificate

When you need to replace an official document, it can be a confusing process. If your Colorado 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.

Get a Certified Copy of Your 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 Colorado 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 Colorado, then that is where you should request your birth certificate from. You can get your birth certificate from the Colorado (CO) vital records office, or from the county health department.

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Who is eligible to apply?

Birth records are restricted in Colorado. You can only apply for a birth certificate for yourself or your immediate family member. You may also apply on behalf of an individual if you are their legal guardian or legal representative, or you have a court order.

Your Colorado 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.

Colorado Birth Certificate Requirements

To apply for a copy of a Colorado birth certificate, you will need to fill out an application and mail it to the Colorado vital records office. You will also need to prove your identity by including a clear photocopy, of both sides, of one of the forms of photo ID listed below, along with your completed application form.

  • State of Colorado Driver’s License
  • State of Colorado ID Card
  • Driver’s license issued by another U.S. State
  • Photo State Identification Card issued by another U.S. State
  • U.S. Passport Book or Card
  • U.S. Citizenship ID Card (I-197)
  • U.S. Certificate of Naturalization
  • Certificate of U.S. Citizenship
  • Colorado Temporary Driver’s License / State ID (must be current)
  • U.S. Military ID Card
  • Alien Registration Receipt/Permanent Resident Card
  • Jail Temporary Inmate ID: Denver and Pueblo county
  • Colorado Department of Corrections ID card
  • Colorado Department of Human Services Youth Corrections ID
  • Employment Authorization Card (I-766)
  • Foreign Passport
  • Government Work ID
  • Job Corps ID Card
  • Valid School, University or College ID Card
  • Temporary Resident Card
  • U.S. B1/B2 Visa card with I-94
  • U.S. Merchant Mariner ID/Book

If you are applying for a birth certificate for someone other than yourself or your child, you must include proof of your relationship to the person on the record. If you are a legal representative, you must provide evidence of consent or a legal need for the birth records.

Mail your complete application package to:

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Vital Records Certification,

4300 Cherry Creek Drive South

Denver, CO 80246-1530

Colorado Birth Certificate Fees

Colorado charges a $20 fee to apply for a birth certificate. You must include the full payment with your application.

Processing Time for an Colorado 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 Colorado 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 Colorado are processed within 30 days. However, applications may take longer during peak request periods.

If you need a certified copy of your Colorado 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 Colorado Birth Certificates

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

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

  • Fill out the Colorado 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 Colorado vital records office, along with all required documents and

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

How long does it take to get a Colorado birth certificate?

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

  • Mail-in orders take approximately 30 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 Colorado birth certificate mailed to your home.

How much is a birth certificate in Colorado?

To get a certified copy of a Colorado birth certificate, you will have to pay the state fee of $20.

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 Colorado, 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 $20 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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