The Fastest Way to Get a DeKalb County Birth Certificate

Birth Certificates The Fastest Way to Get a DeKalb County Birth Certificate

Get Your DeKalb County Birth Certificates In 5 Minutes

No one thinks about official documents until they're needed. When you need a birth certificate, not having an official copy can be devastating. Birth certificates can be used to request other official documents, like passports. Not having a copy of your birth certificate on hand could derail travel plans.

It's best to have a few official copies of your birth certificate on hand, just in case a need for one arises. But getting an official copy of your DeKalb County birth certificate can be a journey in and of itself.

DeKalb County holds all its birth certificates in the DeKalb County Vital Records office. That means anyone born in DeKalb county will need to get their birth certificate from that office, no matter where they live today. Luckily, DoNotPay has a way to get birth certificates online. There's no need to go to the Vital Records office in person. 

Who Can Request a Birth Certificate in DeKalb County?

There are requirements for who can access public records. DeKalb county limits access to a DeKalb County birth certificate to the following people: 

  • The person named on the birth certificate
  • One of the parents or grandparents of the person named on the birth certificate
  • Siblings of the person named on the birth certificate
  • The child of the person named on the birth certificate
  • The legal guardian or representative of the person named on the birth certificate
  • A current spouse of the person named on the birth certificate

Requesting a DeKalb County Birth Certificate on Your Own 

There are a few ways to request a birth certificate in DeKalb county on your own: 

In-personAnyone can go to the Vital Records Department in DeKalb county to request a birth certificate. However, the office is only open until 4:30 PM each day, and it is closed on the weekends and holidays.
By FaxThe DeKalb County Vital Records Department accepts requests for birth certificates by fax. You'll need to fill out the Birth Certificate Request Form and fax it to the Vital Records Department.
By MailThe birth certificate request form can also be mailed to the DeKalb County Vital Records Department.
OnlineDoNotPay has a way to order a DeKalb County birth certificate all online. Even if your documents need to be notarized, or mailed in to the Vital Records Department, DoNotPay can take care of everything virtually. They have systems that snail mail documents for you, as well as a virtual notary.


How Much Does a DeKalb County Birth Certificate Cost?

The Vital Records Department in DeKalb County charges for birth certificates and other vital records. The fees associated with these records help maintain them and pay the staff that retrieves them for requestors.

The DeKalb County birth certificate fees are as follows:

  • A $25 search fee. This is the cost to search for and deliver one copy of a birth certificate
  • Each additional certified copy of the birth certificate will cost an additional $5
  • The DeKalb County Vital Records Department charges for first-class postage if the documents are being mailed.

Requesting a DeKalb County Birth Certificate With DoNotPay

If you want to order/get a birth certificate copy in DeKalb county but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 8 easy steps:

  1. Go to the Birth Certificates product on DoNotPay.


  2. Select who the certificate is for (you or a loved one). If you are requesting a copy of someone else's certificate, enter their personal details, and upload evidence that proves your relationship.


  3. Enter the location you or your loved one was born in, so we can complete the form specific to your state.


  4. Enter the name(s) of the parent(s) as displayed on the certificate.


  5. Indicate what you will be using this certificate for, and choose whether you need an authorized or certified copy.


  6. Enter your contact information and shipping address. Upload copies of your government-issued identification, such as a driver's license.


  7. Choose whether you would like to electronically sign this form or not. Once we generate the form, verify that all of the information is correct.


  8. If you need the document to be notarized, schedule a notarization appointment using our Notary product. Otherwise, proceed to our Mail Checks product and let DoNotPay mail-in your request form with a check on your behalf.


Getting a birth certificate from DeKalb county doesn't have to be difficult. With DoNotPay, you can do it all from the comfort of your computer. There are even options to electronically notarize or snail mail documents if you need them. DoNotPay's service is fast, easy, and successful.

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