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Order certified copies of Georgia birth and death certificates through ROVER (Request Official Vital Events Records).

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Fast and Easy Ordering – Ordering through ROVER is simple. You can complete and submit your order online in as little as five minutes. There's no need to wait in line or drive to a mailbox to drop off paperwork.

Safe – Your certificate information is protected because the identity of every requestor is validated. Each requestor is required to provide a copy of a valid proof of identification before a certificate is even searched.

Official – Order with the confidence of knowing that you are dealing with the State of Georgia. Your order goes directly to Georgia's Office of Vital Records.

ROVER offers a certified copy of a birth or death certificate for a $25 search fee plus an $8 processing fee. These fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. You may order additional copies at the same time for $5 each.

Orders are shipped directly from Georgia's Office of Vital Records. Most orders take up to four weeks to be shipped, and expedited processing and shipping are available for an additional fee of $10 per certificate. Expedited orders take up to two weeks to be shipped via UPS and cannot be sent to international addresses.

The transaction confirmation page at the end of each order must be printed and faxed to 404.679.4778 or emailed to DPH-ROVER@dph.ga.gov along with valid proof of identification before an order can be processed and shipped. For more information, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions or call 404.679.4702.

Birth certificates can be ordered by:

  • the person whose name appears on the birth certificate as the registrant
  • parents
  • grandparents
  • adult children
  • adult siblings
  • legal guardians

Death certificates can be ordered by:

  • the spouse
  • adult children
  • adult siblings
  • parents
  • grandparents
  • grandchildren
  • those with a "tangible interest," such as a beneficiary or insurance company

To order other types of Georgia vital records, please visit the State Office of Vital Records website.

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