District of Columbia Birth Records Search

Perform a free District of Columbia public birth records search, including birth certificates, birth indexes, birth databases, and birth dates.


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DC Public Library Database https://www.dclibrary.org/research View DC Public Library research section and find all the relevant information.

District of Columbia Department of Health Vital Records http://doh.dc.gov/service/vital-records View District of Columbia Department of Health vital records requirements, including office hours and who is entitled to one.

District of Columbia State Adoption Records https://www.dcd.uscourts.gov/adoption-petitions View District of Columbia State adoption information, including guidelines for requesting adoption records, adoption fees, foreign and domestic adoption.

District of Columbia State Birth Certificates https://dchealth.dc.gov/service/birth-certificates View District of Columbia birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Obits Archive Obituaries http://www.obitsarchive.com/obituaries/usa/district-of-columbia Search Obits Archive obituary by last name, first name, event date, keyword, or city.

Find District of Columbia Birth Records

District of Columbia Birth Records are documents relating to an individual's birth in DC. These can include birth certificates, birth indexes, and birth databases. Some states may also have paternity registries and affidavits of parentage for children born to single parents. Birth Records are kept by Vital Records Offices or the County Clerk's Offices, which may be run by the District of Columbia state government or at the local level.

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