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    Birth and Death Certificate Information

    ​Who Can Obtain a Certificate?

    • An individual requesting his/her own birth certificate.
    • A parent named on the certificate.
    • A court-appointed guardian of the individual named on the certificate. A foster care appointment is not acceptable; proof of guardianship must be submitted.
    • A surviving spouse of the individual named on the certificate.
    • A representative of: (1) the individual or a parent named on the certificate; or (2) the court-appointed guardian of the individual named on the certificate. The representative must have a letter signed by the individual, parent, or guardian, and certified by a notary public, stating that the representative has permission to obtain a copy of the certificate.

    Birth Certificates

    Birth Procedure for Obtaining Copies in Person

    Birth Certificates can be obtained between
    8:00am and 4:00pm

    1. Appear in person at the Queen Anne's County Department of Health
    2. Birth records are only available to the persons named on the record or an authorized representative. Authorized representatives must submit a court order or a notarized statement signed by a person named on record. If authorized to obtain a birth record, provide the full name at birth, date of birth, place of birth (County or City), mother's full maiden name, father's full name, your relationship to the person named on the record, and your name and mailing address.
    3. Have a birth date after 1939. Earlier birth records are not yet available from local Health Departments.
    4. Present photo identification
    5. Complete application requesting a duplicate.
    6. Submit payment (Cash, personal check, or money order)

    Applications are available at the Queen Anne's County Department of Health
    Click here to download the application

    Death Certificates

    Procedure for Obtaining Copies

    Death Certificates can be obtained between 8:00am - 12:00pm and 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    1. Interested person must appear in person at the Queen Anne's County Department of Health
    2. Complete application requesting duplicate. Click here to download the ​application
    3. Present photo identification
    4. Present documentation to show direct or tangible interest
    5. First copy is $25.00, additional copies are $20.00 each

    Contact the Department of Health (MDH) Division of Vital Records

    ​Contact Information:

    Queen Anne's County Department of Health
    Phone: 410-758-0720

    Division of Vital Records
    6764-B Reisterstown Rd.
    Reisterstown Road Plaza
    Baltimore, MD 21215