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BIRTH OR DEATH CERTIFICATES

BIRTH OR DEATH CERTIFICATES

Vital Records

New Madrid County Health Department can provide certified copies of birth and death certificates from the state of Missouri. Applicants must show identification when requesting certified copies of vital records at the local health department.

Birth Certificates

Certified copies of Birth Certificates can be obtained at our office while you wait. Certificates are available for any birth occurring in the State of Missouri after 1920. The cost for the certificates is $15.00 each. The New Madrid County Health Department will accept cash, debit/credit (In office only) or money orders only. NO checks. Debit/Credit transactions can not be made over the phone, as the person recieving the birth certificate has to sign for it. 

Death Certificates

Certified copies of Death Certificates can be obtained for any person whose date of death is after 1980. Death Certificates are $13.00 for the first copy and $10.00 for each additional copy, purchased at initial request. The New Madrid County Health Department will accept cash, debit/credit (In office only) or money orders only. NO checks. Debit/Credit transactions can not be made over the phone, as the person recieving the death certificate has to sign for it.

Attached below is a printable copy of the Birth and Death Certificate Application (Missouri Birth and Death Certificate Printable Application).

If you wish to print off the application, you can print it from the link. When filling out the application, please mail in a completed application with the application notorized and with a money order in to the New Madrid County Health Department's address below. 

If you would like to purchase a Birth/Death Cert. through the New Madrid County Health Department, you can come in the office Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. OR you can mail a completed application with a money order to: 

New Madrid County Health Dept. 

406 U.S. Hwy 61

New Madrid, MO 63869

 *  Not all Birth/Death certificates are available at the local health department due to various reasons. In the event you cannot obtain a certificate at the local office, you may contact the following:

Bureau of Vital Records
930 Wildwood Drive
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Telephone: 573-751-6381
Fax: 573-526-3846