How to get a louisiana birth certificate

how to get a louisiana birth certificate

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Once your Louisiana (LA) birth certificate order is complete, it is electronically sent the next business day to the government agency for processing.



Hundreds of government agencies nationwide exclusively trust VitalChek for accepting their birth certificates and other vital record orders.

Louisiana Vital Records Agency Information


Louisiana Vital Records Registry (Louisiana Vital Records) issues certified copies of Louisiana birth certificates and Louisiana death certificates for events that occurred within the State of Louisiana, and Louisiana marriage records for marriage licenses that were purchased in Orleans Parish. You may order copies of Louisiana vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.

Please be advised, due to the effects of Hurricane Katrina, not all records are currently accessible at this time, some records are archived. If Louisiana Vital Records does not have access to your record, they will send you a letter to inform you. once they are able to access the archived records, your request will be

completed. Currently, Louisiana Vital Records does not have an estimated time as to when they will be able to access those records. However, your request will be kept on file and fulfilled once it is available.

NOTICE: Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.


Louisiana Vital Records issues copies of Louisiana birth certificates which can typically be used for passport, social security, school registration, personal identification and other legal purposes.

Who Can Order?

You may order copies of Louisiana birth certificates for yourself, your current legal spouse, your child or a parent. If you are not one of the people listed, you will need to submit a written request directly to Louisiana Vital Records, along with a check or money order.

Where Can The Document Be Shipped?


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