THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE DEPARTMENT ONLY ACCEPTS CASH FOR PAYMENT. WE DO NOT
ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS IN THIS DEPARTMENT.
The Birth Certificate Department is now located at 310 Church St., directly across the street on the west side of the Old Courthouse building.
Supervisor: Becky Usie
BIRTH CERTIFICATES and BIRTH CARDS
FEES (RS 40:40 AND RS 40:39.1)
BIRTH CERTIFICATES / BIRTH CARDS – Individuals born in Louisiana from the year 1903 to the present may obtain a certified copy of their Birth Certificate from the Clerk of Court’s Office. Individuals born before the year 1923 must go to the Vital Records Office located at 1450 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70160. For more info call 504-593-5100 or click here.
BIRTH CERTIFICATES - $34.00 (Cash only-no checks or credit cards)
BIRTH CARDS - Birth cards can ONLY be purchased as a package with a birth certificate. You may NOT purchase a birth card individually (Effective 05/27/16-Act 270 of the 2016 Legislative Session)
Birth Certificate and Birth Card package is $48.00.
NOTE: THESE ITEMS ARE PRINTED ON OFFICIAL FORMS OBTAINED FROM THE VITAL RECORDS REGISTRY AND ARE PRINTED VIA A DIRECT LINK FROM THE VITAL RECORDS OFFICE TO THE CLERK’S OFFICE OVER THE INTERNET. THERE IS AN APPROXIMATE WAIT OF ONE HOUR FOR PROCESSING.
An individual applying for a Birth Certificate must appear in person. No individual can appear and request a birth certificate on another individual. There are a few exceptions. Call the Clerk of Court’s Office for further information, if needed.
IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Must produce original identification (no copies) in the form of one primary document or two secondary documents.
PRIMARY DOCUMENTS (MUST BE ORIGINALS-NO COPIES):
A state issued Driver’s License that includes a photograph that clearly identifies the applicant as the same. Click here for more information.
A state issued picture identification that includes a photograph that clearly identifies the applicant as the same. A TWIC card is NOT accepted as a form of identification.
A current U.S. military identification card that includes a photograph that clearly identifies the applicant as the same.
A U.S. Passport with current photograph that clearly identifies the applicant as the same.
For students that are in high school or below, a current school yearbook or a current school identification document with a photograph that clearly identifies the applicant as the same.
You must have an ORIGINAL SIGNED Social Security card and any one of the following ORIGINAL documents:
A student picture ID card from a Louisiana college or university when accompanied by a 100% fee paid receipt for the current semester. Note: This counts as two documents.
A W-2 form issued within the last two years plus an original signed Social Security card. The Social Security numbers must match. Note: This counts as two documents.
A certified copy of adoption papers.
Official certified deeds or title to property in Louisiana.
Louisiana certificate of vehicle title.
Insurance policy (Health, Life, Auto).
A payroll stub. The stub must show the name and Social Security number of the applicant. Note: Cannot be handwritten.
A current U.S. military dependent identification card that includes a photograph that clearly identifies the applicant as the same.
Original DD-214 Military Discharge document that clearly identifies the bearer as the same.
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