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''[[How to Find United States Birth Records|How to Find United States Births]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''West Virginia Births'''''<br> __NOTOC__  
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''[[How to Find United States Birth Records|How to Find United States Births]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Utah Births'''''<br> __NOTOC__  
  
In 1863, West Virginia was created from the state of Virginia. Statewide registration of births began in 1917 in West Virginia and was generally complied with by 1925. The counties have copies of these records.  
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In 1896, Utah was created from the territory of Utah. Statewide registration of births began in 1905 in Utah and was generally complied with by 1917. The counties have copies of these records.  
  
 
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:<span style="font-size: 120%;">'''Choose a time period to search for your ancestor's birth record:'''</span><br>
 
:<span style="font-size: 120%;">'''Choose a time period to search for your ancestor's birth record:'''</span><br>
  
:*<span style="font-size: 120%;">'''[[How to Find West Virginia Birth Records#Births_before_1853|Births before 1853]]'''</span>  
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:*<span style="font-size: 120%;">'''[[How to Find Utah Birth Records#Births_before_1898|Births before 1898]]'''</span>  
:*<span style="font-size: 120%;">'''[[How to Find West Virginia Birth Records#Births_from_1853_thru_1912|Births from 1853 thru 1912]]''' </span>  
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:*<span style="font-size: 120%;">'''[[How to Find Utah Birth Records#Births_from_1898_thru_1912|Births from 1898 thru 1912]]''' </span>  
:*<span style="font-size: 120%;">'''[[How to Find West Virginia Birth Records#Births_from_1913_thru_1930|Births from 1913 thru 1930]]'''</span>
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:*<span style="font-size: 120%;">'''[[How to Find Utah Birth Records#Births_from_1913_thru_Present|Births from 1912 thru Present]]'''</span>  
:*<span style="font-size: 120%;">'''[[How to Find West Virginia Birth Records#Births_from_1931_thru_1969|Births from 1931 thru 1969]]'''</span>
 
:*<span style="font-size: 120%;">'''[[How to Find West Virginia Birth Records#Births_after_1969|Births after 1969 to the present]]''' </span>  
 
 
:*<span style="font-size: 120%;">'''[[How to Estimate United States Birth Information|I don't know when the birth is]]'''</span>
 
:*<span style="font-size: 120%;">'''[[How to Estimate United States Birth Information|I don't know when the birth is]]'''</span>
  
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== '''Births before 1853'''  ==
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== '''Births before 1898'''  ==
  
West Virginia was created from the state of Virginia in 1863.&nbsp; '''Before 1853, no births were recorded by the county or state'''. You must search [[Substitute Records For United States Birth Information|substitute records]] to locate your ancestor’s birth date and place.  
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Utah was created from the Territory of Utah in 1896. '''Before 1898, no births were recorded by the county or state'''. You must search [[Substitute Records For United States Birth Information|substitute records]] to locate your ancestor’s birth date and place.  
  
 
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:[[West Virginia Vital Records#State_Records_of_Births_and_Deaths|Death Records]]  
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:[[Utah Vital Records#State_Records_of_Births_and_Deaths|Death Records]]  
:[[West Virginia Cemeteries|Cemetery Records]]  
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:[[Utah Cemeteries|Cemetery Records]]  
:[[West Virginia Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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:[[Utah Newspapers|Newspapers]]
  
 
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:[[West Virginia Church Records|Church Records]]  
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:[[Utah Church Records|Church Records]]  
:[[West Virginia Census|Census]]  
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:[[Utah Census|Census]]  
:[[West Virginia Military Records|Military Records]]
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:[[Utah Military Records|Military Records]]
  
 
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<center>[[How to Find West Virginia Birth Records#Next_Step:_When_did_the_birth_occur.3F|Return to top: Choose another birth year]]</center>  
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== '''Births from 1853 thru 1912'''  ==
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== '''Births from 1898 thru 1912'''  ==
  
In 1863, West Virginia was created from the state of Virginia.  
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In 1896, Utah was created from the Territory of Utah.  
  
:*1853 - Virginia law required counties to record births  
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:*1898 - Utah law required counties to record births  
:*From 1853-1879, 15% of the births were recorded  
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:*From 1898-1879, 15% of the births were recorded  
 
:*From 1880-1920, 65% of the births were recorded  
 
:*From 1880-1920, 65% of the births were recorded  
:*1917 - West Virginia Statewide registration began
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:*1905 - Utah Statewide registration began
  
 
<br> If you cannot locate your ancestor in the databases below, try searching for birth information in [[Substitute Records For United States Birth Information|other records]].  
 
<br> If you cannot locate your ancestor in the databases below, try searching for birth information in [[Substitute Records For United States Birth Information|other records]].  
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| width="65%" | '''Free;''' most counties go to 1930: [http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx list of county coverage (right side of the screen)]; collection also contains delayed birth records
 
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| '''Free;''' not all counties are complete to 1930: [http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx list of county coverage (right side of the screen)]; collection also contains delayed birth records; click on "view partner website" to see a copy of the image
 
| '''Free;''' not all counties are complete to 1930: [http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx list of county coverage (right side of the screen)]; collection also contains delayed birth records; click on "view partner website" to see a copy of the image
 
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<center>[[How to Find West Virginia Birth Records#Next_Step:_When_did_the_birth_occur.3F|Return to top: Choose another birth year]]</center>  
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==== '''STEP ONE: Find Birth Information'''  ====
 
==== '''STEP ONE: Find Birth Information'''  ====
  
Limited births maybe found in the following databases. Try each link. If you do not find your ancestor's birth or if you want order a copy of the certificate, then contact the [http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/birthcert.asp West Virginia Department of Health office].  
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Limited births maybe found in the following databases. Try each link. If you do not find your ancestor's birth or if you want order a copy of the certificate, then contact the [http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/birthcert.asp Utah Department of Health office].  
  
 
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| width="25%" | [http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_select.aspx 1898-1930 - At Utah Division of Culture and History]  
 
| width="65%" | '''Free;''' most counties go to 1930: [http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx list of county coverage (right side of the screen)]; collection also contains delayed birth records
 
| width="65%" | '''Free;''' most counties go to 1930: [http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx list of county coverage (right side of the screen)]; collection also contains delayed birth records
 
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| '''Free;''' not all counties are complete to 1930: [http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx list of county coverage (right side of the screen)]; collection also contains delayed birth records; click on "view partner website" to see a copy of the image
 
| '''Free;''' not all counties are complete to 1930: [http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx list of county coverage (right side of the screen)]; collection also contains delayed birth records; click on "view partner website" to see a copy of the image
 
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| [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2537 1853-1969 - use at FamilySearch Centers/Libraries]  
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| [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2537 1898-1969 - use at FamilySearch Centers/Libraries]  
 
| '''Free at FamilySearch Centers and Libraries;''' [https://www.familysearch.org/locations Find your local FamilySearch Center]
 
| '''Free at FamilySearch Centers and Libraries;''' [https://www.familysearch.org/locations Find your local FamilySearch Center]
 
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| [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2537 1853-1969 - use your Ancestry subscription]  
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| [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2537 1898-1969 - use your Ancestry subscription]  
 
| '''$,''' [http://www.ancestry.com/cs/offers/freetrial?o_iid=48816&o_lid=48816&o_sch=Web+Property To obtain a subscription to Ancestry]; Ancestry is often available through your local public library for free
 
| '''$,''' [http://www.ancestry.com/cs/offers/freetrial?o_iid=48816&o_lid=48816&o_sch=Web+Property To obtain a subscription to Ancestry]; Ancestry is often available through your local public library for free
 
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| ''Can't search the index listed above?''  
 
| ''Can't search the index listed above?''  
| Go to Step Two listed below and order a search for your ancestor from the [http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/birthcert.asp West Virginia Department of Health State Office].
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| Go to Step Two listed below and order a search for your ancestor from the [http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/birthcert.asp Utah Department of Health State Office].
 
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| align="left" colspan="2" | '''Can't find your ancestor in the index?'''  
 
| align="left" colspan="2" | '''Can't find your ancestor in the index?'''  
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'''If you do not know the exact date or place of birth:'''<br> For a fee, the [http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/birthcert.asp West Virginia Department of Health office] will do a 3 year search. <br>  
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'''If you do not know the exact date or place of birth:'''<br> For a fee, the [http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/birthcert.asp Utah Department of Health office] will do a 3 year search. <br>  
  
 
'''''Restrictions for persons born within the last 100 years:'''''<br> To obtain a copy of the birth certificate for those born within the last 100 years, you must be:  
 
'''''Restrictions for persons born within the last 100 years:'''''<br> To obtain a copy of the birth certificate for those born within the last 100 years, you must be:  
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'''If you do not want to order the birth record, there are [[Substitute Records For United States Birth Information|other records with birth information]] you can search.<br>''' <br>  
 
'''If you do not want to order the birth record, there are [[Substitute Records For United States Birth Information|other records with birth information]] you can search.<br>''' <br>  
<center>[[How to Find West Virginia Birth Records#Next_Step:_When_did_the_birth_occur.3F|Return to top: Choose another birth year]]</center>  
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<center>[[How to Find Utah Birth Records#Next_Step:_When_did_the_birth_occur.3F|Return to top: Choose another birth year]]</center>  
 
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== '''Births from 1931 thru 1969'''  ==
 
== '''Births from 1931 thru 1969'''  ==
  
Limited births maybe found in the following databases. Try each link. If you do not find your ancestor's birth or if you want order a copy of the certificate, then contact the [[How to Find West Virginia Birth Records#Obtain_the_Certificate|West Virginia Vital Registration office]].  
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Limited births maybe found in the following databases. Try each link. If you do not find your ancestor's birth or if you want order a copy of the certificate, then contact the [[How to Find Utah Birth Records#Obtain_the_Certificate|Utah Vital Registration office]].  
  
 
==== '''STEP ONE: Find Birth Information'''  ====
 
==== '''STEP ONE: Find Birth Information'''  ====
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| [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2537 1853-1969 - use at FamilySearch Centers/Libraries]  
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| [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2537 1898-1969 - use at FamilySearch Centers/Libraries]  
 
| '''Free at FamilySearch Centers and Libraries;''' [https://www.familysearch.org/locations Find your local FamilySearch Center]
 
| '''Free at FamilySearch Centers and Libraries;''' [https://www.familysearch.org/locations Find your local FamilySearch Center]
 
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| [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2537 1853-1969 - use your Ancestry subscription]  
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| [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2537 1898-1969 - use your Ancestry subscription]  
 
| '''$,''' [http://www.ancestry.com/cs/offers/freetrial?o_iid=48816&o_lid=48816&o_sch=Web+Property To obtain a subscription to Ancestry]; Ancestry is often available through your local public library for free
 
| '''$,''' [http://www.ancestry.com/cs/offers/freetrial?o_iid=48816&o_lid=48816&o_sch=Web+Property To obtain a subscription to Ancestry]; Ancestry is often available through your local public library for free
 
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| ''Can't search the index listed above?''  
 
| ''Can't search the index listed above?''  
| Go to Step Two listed below and order a search for your ancestor from the [http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/birthcert.asp West Virginia Department of Health State Office].
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| Go to Step Two listed below and order a search for your ancestor from the [http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/birthcert.asp Utah Department of Health State Office].
 
|-
 
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| align="left" colspan="2" | '''Can't find your ancestor in the index?'''  
 
| align="left" colspan="2" | '''Can't find your ancestor in the index?'''  
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'''If you do not know the exact date or place of birth:'''<br> For a fee, the [http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/birthcert.asp West Virginia Department of Health office] will do a 3 year search. <br>  
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'''If you do not know the exact date or place of birth:'''<br> For a fee, the [http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/birthcert.asp Utah Department of Health office] will do a 3 year search. <br>  
  
 
<br> '''''Restrictions for persons born within the last 100 years:'''''<br> To obtain a copy of the birth certificate for those born within the last 100 years, you must be:  
 
<br> '''''Restrictions for persons born within the last 100 years:'''''<br> To obtain a copy of the birth certificate for those born within the last 100 years, you must be:  
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'''If you do not want to order the birth record, there are [[Substitute Records For United States Birth Information|other records with birth information]] you can search.<br>''' <br>  
 
'''If you do not want to order the birth record, there are [[Substitute Records For United States Birth Information|other records with birth information]] you can search.<br>''' <br>  
<center>[[How to Find West Virginia Birth Records#Next_Step:_When_did_the_birth_occur.3F|Return to top: Choose another birth year]]</center>  
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<center>[[How to Find Utah Birth Records#Next_Step:_When_did_the_birth_occur.3F|Return to top: Choose another birth year]]</center>  
 
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'''If you do not know the exact date or place of birth:'''<br> For a fee, the [http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/birthcert.asp West Virginia Department of Health office] will do a 3 year search. <br>  
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'''If you do not know the exact date or place of birth:'''<br> For a fee, the [http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/birthcert.asp Utah Department of Health office] will do a 3 year search. <br>  
  
 
'''''Restrictions for persons born within the last 100 years:'''''<br> To obtain a copy of the birth certificate for those born within the last 100 years, you must be:  
 
'''''Restrictions for persons born within the last 100 years:'''''<br> To obtain a copy of the birth certificate for those born within the last 100 years, you must be:  
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'''If you do not want to order the birth record, there are [[Substitute Records For United States Birth Information|other records with birth information]] you can search.<br>'''  
 
'''If you do not want to order the birth record, there are [[Substitute Records For United States Birth Information|other records with birth information]] you can search.<br>'''  
<center>[[How to Find West Virginia Birth Records#Next_Step:_When_did_the_birth_occur.3F|Return to top: Choose another birth year]]</center>  
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How to Find United States Births Gotoarrow.png Utah Births

In 1896, Utah was created from the territory of Utah. Statewide registration of births began in 1905 in Utah and was generally complied with by 1917. The counties have copies of these records.

Next Step: When did the birth occur?

Choose a time period to search for your ancestor's birth record:

Learn more about U.S. Birth Records

Births before 1898

Utah was created from the Territory of Utah in 1896. Before 1898, no births were recorded by the county or state. You must search substitute records to locate your ancestor’s birth date and place.

Records that give birth information:
Death Records
Cemetery Records
Newspapers
Church Records
Census
Military Records
Return to top: Choose another birth year


Births from 1898 thru 1912

In 1896, Utah was created from the Territory of Utah.

  • 1898 - Utah law required counties to record births
  • From 1898-1879, 15% of the births were recorded
  • From 1880-1920, 65% of the births were recorded
  • 1905 - Utah Statewide registration began


If you cannot locate your ancestor in the databases below, try searching for birth information in other records.

For births that exist during the time period, try the following databases.

Utah Births Databases - Includes Index and Digital Images
Try 1st:
1898-1930 - At Utah Division of Culture and History Free; most counties go to 1930: list of county coverage (right side of the screen); collection also contains delayed birth records
Try 2nd:
1898-1930 - At FamilySearch.org Free; not all counties are complete to 1930: list of county coverage (right side of the screen); collection also contains delayed birth records; click on "view partner website" to see a copy of the image
Can't find your ancestor in the index? Tips for searching indexes
No birth record for your ancestor? Other records with birth information
Return to top: Choose another birth year


Births from 1913 thru 1930

STEP ONE: Find Birth Information

Limited births maybe found in the following databases. Try each link. If you do not find your ancestor's birth or if you want order a copy of the certificate, then contact the Utah Department of Health office.

Utah Births Databases - Includes Index and Digital Images
Try 1st:
1898-1930 - At Utah Division of Culture and History Free; most counties go to 1930: list of county coverage (right side of the screen); collection also contains delayed birth records
Try 2nd:
1898-1930 - At FamilySearch.org Free; not all counties are complete to 1930: list of county coverage (right side of the screen); collection also contains delayed birth records; click on "view partner website" to see a copy of the image
Next try:
Includes Index Only

Choose one of the following:

1898-1969 - use at FamilySearch Centers/Libraries Free at FamilySearch Centers and Libraries; Find your local FamilySearch Center

1898-1969 - use your Ancestry subscription $, To obtain a subscription to Ancestry; Ancestry is often available through your local public library for free
Can't search the index listed above? Go to Step Two listed below and order a search for your ancestor from the Utah Department of Health State Office.
Can't find your ancestor in the index? Tips for searching indexes
No birth record for your ancestor? Other records with birth information

STEP TWO: Obtain the Certificate

With an exact date (from your records or the index above), you can order a copy of the birth record for a fee from the following locations:

To Order Birth Certificates
From County of Birth From WV Dept. of Health State office
Pros Cons Pros Cons
May be less expensive and faster than ordering from the state County websites can be more difficult to use Offers a search of the state index for an additional fee May be more expensive than ordering from the county

If you do not know the exact date or place of birth:
For a fee, the Utah Department of Health office will do a 3 year search.

Restrictions for persons born within the last 100 years:
To obtain a copy of the birth certificate for those born within the last 100 years, you must be:

  • The person on the certificate
  • The parents and grandparents of person on the certificate
  • The wife or husband of the person on the certificate
  • The children and grandchildren of the person on the certificate
  • The brothers or sisters of the person on the certificate
  • Anyone who has legal interest in the certificate
NOTE: A copy of the birth record cannot be obtained by anyone except those listed above until 100 years have passed from the date of the birth.

If you do not want to order the birth record, there are other records with birth information you can search.

Return to top: Choose another birth year


Births from 1931 thru 1969

Limited births maybe found in the following databases. Try each link. If you do not find your ancestor's birth or if you want order a copy of the certificate, then contact the Utah Vital Registration office.

STEP ONE: Find Birth Information

Includes Index Only

Choose one of the following:

1898-1969 - use at FamilySearch Centers/Libraries Free at FamilySearch Centers and Libraries; Find your local FamilySearch Center

1898-1969 - use your Ancestry subscription $, To obtain a subscription to Ancestry; Ancestry is often available through your local public library for free
Can't search the index listed above? Go to Step Two listed below and order a search for your ancestor from the Utah Department of Health State Office.
Can't find your ancestor in the index? Tips for searching indexes
No birth record for your ancestor? Other records with birth information


STEP TWO: Obtain the Certificate

With an exact date (from your records or the index above), you can order a copy of the birth record for a fee from the following locations:

To Order Birth Certificates
From County of Birth From WV Dept. of Health State office
Pros Cons Pros Cons
May be less expensive and faster than ordering from the state County websites can be more difficult to use Offers a search of the state index for an additional fee May be more expensive than ordering from the county

If you do not know the exact date or place of birth:
For a fee, the Utah Department of Health office will do a 3 year search.


Restrictions for persons born within the last 100 years:
To obtain a copy of the birth certificate for those born within the last 100 years, you must be:

  • The person on the certificate
  • The parents and grandparents of person on the certificate
  • The wife or husband of the person on the certificate
  • The children and grandchildren of the person on the certificate
  • The brothers or sisters of the person on the certificate
  • Anyone who has legal interest in the certificate
NOTE: A copy of the birth record cannot be obtained by anyone except those listed above until 100 years have passed from the date of the birth.

If you do not want to order the birth record, there are other records with birth information you can search.

Return to top: Choose another birth year


Births after 1969

With an exact date (from your records or the index above), you can order a copy of the birth record for a fee from the following locations:

To Order Birth Certificates
From County of Birth From WV Dept. of Health State office
Pros Cons Pros Cons
May be less expensive and faster than ordering from the state County websites can be more difficult to use Offers a search of the state index for an additional fee May be more expensive than ordering from the county

If you do not know the exact date or place of birth:
For a fee, the Utah Department of Health office will do a 3 year search.

Restrictions for persons born within the last 100 years:
To obtain a copy of the birth certificate for those born within the last 100 years, you must be:

  • The person on the certificate
  • The parents and grandparents of person on the certificate
  • The wife or husband of the person on the certificate
  • The children and grandchildren of the person on the certificate
  • The brothers or sisters of the person on the certificate
  • Anyone who has legal interest in the certificate
NOTE: A copy of the birth record cannot be obtained by anyone except those listed above until 100 years have passed from the date of the birth.

If you do not want to order the birth record, there are other records with birth information you can search.

Return to top: Choose another birth year


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