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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Vital Records Section maintains birth records for persons born in Colorado from 1910 to the present. Access to birth records is limited to the person named on the birth certificate, members of the person’s immediate family, legal representatives of the person or the immediate family, and others who can demonstrate a direct and tangible interest in obtaining the birth record.

In order to establish identity and to prevent fraud, all requests for birth records must be accompanied by a copy of the requester’s identification. Among some of the accepted forms of ID are:

  • Photo Driver’s License
  • U.S. Passport
  • Foreign Passport
  • Temporary Resident Card
  • Tribal ID Card
  • U.S. Military ID card
  • A complete list is available at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s website

How to Request a Birth Certificate

In Person

You can request a birth certificate in person, by mail, by fax or online.

To request a birth certificate in person, you can visit their office between 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday--Friday:

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Vital Records Section
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
HSVRD-VR-A1
Denver, CO 80246-1530

You must supply proof of identity, pay all fees and fill out an application which can be downloaded here:

http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/hs/bicert.pdf

Applying in person will get you same day service.

By Mail

To apply by mail, download and fill out the application from the link provided above, send payment in the form or a check or money order made out to Vital Records, or provide credit card information on the application, and attach a photocopy of your approved ID card. If you pay by credit card, you will incur an additional $6 convenience fee.

Mail to:

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Vital Records Section
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
HSVRD-VR-A1
Denver, CO 80246-1530

By Fax

To apply by fax, download and fill out the application from the link above, fill out the credit card information on the application (this will cost an additional $6 convenience charge). Fax the application along with proof of identity to 1-800-423-1108 or if outside the continental US, fax to 1-303-691-9307

Online

To apply for a birth certificate online you can visit either www.VitalChek.com or www.USCerts.com. Both of these private companies allow you to order your birth certificates online and accept major credit cards, allow secure ordering and offer express shipping. Using these services will cause you to incur additional fees.

Fees

The first certified copy costs $17. If no record is found the $17 charge is applied as a search fee. Each additional copy ordered at the same time costs $10 per copy. A $6 credit card convenience fee is added to any mailed or faxed credit card orders. Credit card charges made in the office are not charged this fee.

Amending a Birth Certificate

Oftentimes, a birth certificate may contain incorrect information and an amendment may be needed. Because the laws governing changing a birth certificate are complex and court orders may be required, it’s best to talk to a representative from the Department of Health and Environment before proceeding. You can call Birth Records at 1-303-692-2226 for advice.

Once you’ve been given the go ahead to fill out an amendment application, you can download an application to make an amendment here:

http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/hs/BC%20change_04%20app.pdf

Fill out the application and submit with correct fees and proof of eligibility to make the changes and mail to:

Birth Correction Coordinator
Vital Records Section HSVR-VR-A1
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, Colorado 80246-1530

Amendment Fees:

Correction or Change of a Birth Certificate - $20.00 (Note: This doesn’t include birth certificate)

First certified copy of the Birth Certificate - $17.00 (if applicable

Additional copies of the same birth certificate, ordered at the same time - $10.00 each

Interested on obtaining your birth certificate? Here is a lengthy list of Colorado counties, offering information on who to contact, so that you can apply for your own certificate today:

Colorado: ~ http://www.colorado.gov/

Adams County Clerk ~ http://www.co.adams.co.us/index.cfm?d=home
Brighton, CO
303 -654 -6020

Alamosa County Clerk ~
Alamosa, CO
719 -589 -6681

Arapahoe County Clerk ~ http://www.co.arapahoe.co.us/Departments/CR/index.asp
Littleton, CO
303 -795 -4520

Archuleta County Clerk ~ http://www.archuletacounty.org/Clerk/clerk.htm
Pagosa Springs, CO
970 -264 -5633

Bent County Clerk
Las Animas, CO
719 -456 -2009

Boulder County Clerk ~ http://www.co.boulder.co.us/clerk/recording/
Boulder, CO
303 -441 -516

Chaffee County Recorder ~ http://www.chaffeecounty.org/GigPage.aspx?PageID=251
Salida, CO
719 -539 -4004

Cheyenne County Clerk
Cheyenne Wells, CO
719 -767 -5685

Clear Creek County Clerk ~ http://www.co.clear-creek.co.us/General/general.htm
Georgetown, CO
303 -569 -3251

Conejos County Clerk
Conejos, CO
719 -376 -5422

Costilla County Clerk
San Luis, CO
719 -672 -3301

Delta County Clerk ~ http://www.deltacounty.com/index.asp?SID=224
Delta, CO
970 -874 -2150

Denver County Clerk
Denver, CO
303 -640 -2628

Douglas County Clerk ~ http://www.tchd.org/birthcertificates.html
Castlerock, CO
303 -660 -7469

Eagle County Clerk ~ http://www.eaglecounty.us/hhs/vitalStatistics.cfm
Eagle, CO
970 -328 -8710

El Paso County Clerk ~ http://www.elpasoco.com/
Colorado Spring, CO
719 -520 -6200

Elbert County Clerk ~ http://www.elbertcounty-co.gov/
Kiowa, CO
303 -621 -3129

Fremont County Clerk ~ http://www.fremontco.com/clerkandrecorder/index.shtml
Canon City, CO
719 -275 -1522

Garfield County Clerk ~ http://www.garfield-county.com/home/index.asp?page=760
Glenwood Spring, CO
970 -945 -2377

Gilpin County Clerk ~ http://co.gilpin.co.us/ClerkRecorder/
Central City, CO
303 -582 -5321

Grand County Clerk ~ http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/hs/birth.html
Hot Sulpher Spring, CO
303 -725 -3347

Gunnison County Clerk ~ http://www.gunnisoncounty.org/dept/clerk/
Gunnison, CO
970 -641 -1516

Huerfano County Clerk
Wallsenburg, CO
719 -738 -2380

Jackson County Clerk
Walden, CO
970 -723 -4334

Jefferson County Clerk ~ http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/health/health_T111_R10.htm
Golden, CO
303 -271 -8168

Kit Carson County Clerk ~ http://www.kitcarsoncounty.org/Countyclerk.htm
Burlington, CO
719 -346 -8638

La Plata County Clerk ~ http://co.laplata.co.us/clerk/clerk.htm
Durango, CO
970 -382 -6283

Lake County Clerk
Leadville, CO
719 -486 -1410

Larimer County Clerk ~ http://www.larimer.org/clerk/
Ft -Collins, CO
970 -498 -7860

Las Animas County ~ http://www.tlac.net/
Trinidad, CO
719 -846 -3314

Logan County Recorders ~ http://www.loganco.gov/clerk/temp_index.htm
Sterling, CO
970 -522 -1544

Mesa County Clerk ~ http://recorder.mesacounty.us/
Grand Junction, CO
970 -244 -1670

Moffat County Clerk ~ http://www.co.moffat.co.us/ClerkandRecorder/
Craig, CO
970 -824 -5484

Montezuma County Clerk ~ http://www.co.montezuma.co.us/newsite/clerkhome.html
Cortez, CO
970 -565 -3728

Montrose County Clerk ~ http://www.co.montrose.co.us/clerks.htm
Montrose, CO
970 -249 -3362

Morgan County Clerk
Fort Morgan, CO
970 -867 -5616

Otero County Clerk
La Junta, CO
719 -383 -3020

Ouray County Clerks
Ouray, CO
970 -325 -4961

Park County Clerk
Fairplay, CO
719 -836 -2771

Phillips County Clerk
Holyoke, CO
970 -854 -3131

Pitkin County Clerk ~ http://www.aspenpitkin.com/depts/5/birth_death_records.cfm
Aspen, CO
970 -920 -5180

Prowers County Clerk ~ http://www.prowerscounty.net/
Lamar, CO
719 -336 -4337

Pueblo County Clerk ~ http://www.co.pueblo.co.us/clerk/
Pueblo, CO
719 -583 -6000

Rio Blanco County ~ http://www.co.rio-blanco.co.us/clerkandrecorder/vitalrecords.php#birth
Meeker, CO
970 -878 -5068

Rio Grande County Clerk ~ http://www.riograndecounty.org/Clerk%20&%20Recorder.html
Del Norte, CO
719 -657 -3334

Routt County Clerk
Steamboat Springs, CO
970 -879 -1710

San Juan County Clerk
Silverton, CO
303 -387 -5671

San Miguel County Clerk ~ http://www.sanmiguelcounty.org/clerk.htm
Telluride, CO
970 -728 -3954

Summit County Clerk ~ http://www.co.summit.co.us/Clerk/index.htm
Breckenridge, CO
970 -453 -3475

Teller County Clerk ~ http://www.co.teller.co.us/Clerk%20and%20Recorder/birth.htm
Cripple Creek, CO
719 -689 -2951

Washington County Clerk ~ http://co.washington.co.us/Elected_Officials/clerkforms.htm
Akron, CO
970 -345 -6565

Weld County Clerk ~ http://www.co.weld.co.us/departments/clerkrecorder.html
Greeley, CO
970 -353 -3840

Yuma County Clerk
Wray, CO
970 -332 -5809

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