Vital Records

To apply for a birth, death, marriage, or divorce certificates you may print the application request form below and take it to any local county health department in Alabama, or mail a completed application request form and one form of identification from the Primary ID list, along with the appropriate fee to:

Alabama Department of Public Health
Center for Health Statistics
PO Box 5625
Montgomery, Alabama 36103-5625

Application for a Birth, Death, Marriage, or Divorce Certificate

Customers can obtain most vital records from the Center for Health Statistics through their county health department in 30 minutes or less. Records may also be obtained through the mail in about 7-10 days. The cost for a certified certificate is $15.00 for the first copy, and $6.00 for each additional certified copy.

If you have questions about ordering a birth, death, marriage, or divorce certificate, call the Madison County Health Department at (256) 533-8677.

Order Certificates Online

The Alabama Center for Health Statistics does not accept credit cards or online orders directly; however, for your convenience, you can process online requests for Alabama vital records through an independent company, VitalChek Network, Inc. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service and all other major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®.

Order a Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Certificate Online





Page last updated: January 19, 2018