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141 Pryor St SW, Suite 1029A ┬Ě Atlanta, GA 30303

The mission of the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness is to promote, protect, and assure the Health and Wellness of the people of Fulton County.

The Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness Vital Records Office is responsible for filing, preserving, protecting and issuing certified copies of birth and death events that occur in Fulton County. However, we can issue birth and death certificates that was filed by other Georgia Counties as well, in most cases, if available in the system. If the record is not available at the time of the request, an additional wait time will be necessary, that may take up to 72 hours, in which case you will be notified by your preference of contact on the availability. This website provides information on obtaining certified copies of vital records and other available services. 
Please note the following: By state law, at this time, the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness Vital Records Office requires a written application and a non-refundable fee for searching for any vital record. We do not provide free searches or verifications, such as confirming that a certificate is on file or verifying the date of an event. 

  • By state law, the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness Vital Records Office cannot accept telephone orders for birth certificates or other vital records.
  • This site provides instructions for requesting copies of birth and death, certificates. The fee is established by state law and is for the search for a certificate; if a certificate is located, the first copy is issued at the cost of $25.00 and $5.00 for each additional certified copy, provided that they are requested at the same time.

To find information on this site, please click the topic below. If you still have questions after reading the information, please contact us.

Fees for copies of vital records will be collected at the time of the request. Fees for birth and death records are the same as those charged by the State Vital Records Office.

Fulton County Vital Records Office accepts cash, credit/debit cards (VISA or MasterCard), money orders and personal checks. 

Birth and Death Certificates may also be obtained at www.vitalchek.com, with the exception of Foreign Birth Certificates, which can only be requested via the State Office of Vital Records by mail or walk-in. You may dial 404-679-4702 for more information on Foreign Certificates of births.

To place an on-line application through Vital Check for Fulton County Birth or Death certificate, please click link To place an online application through Vital Check for a Fulton County Birth or Death certificate, please click this link

For additional inquiries or assistance about ordering birth or death certificates online , please call VitalChek at 1-800-317-6654 or you may fax them at 1-888-985-2508.

An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express┬«, Discover┬«, MasterCard┬« or Visa┬«. ÔÇť For expedited service, contact Vital Chek information line at the toll-free phone number, 1-800-255-2414, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To further expedite the request, overnight services are offered.


1680 Phoenix Boulevard, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA  30349
Telephone:  (404) 679-4702


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