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How to Get Your Maryland Birth Certificate

The following information is from the Maryland Department of Health website. For more detail, visit:

To obtain a birth certificate, note the following: 

  • The event must have occurred in Maryland.
  • The applicant must present a valid, unexpired*, government-issued photo ID displaying issued and expiration dates.
  •  Applicants unable to provide valid photo ID must provide two (2) different pieces of alternative documentation. 
  • At least one of these documents must contain your current mailing address. 

Acceptable documents are:

  • Pay stub

  • Current car registration

  • Bank statement

  • Letter from a government agency requesting a vital record

  • Lease/rental agreement

  • Utility bill with current address

  • Copy of income tax return/W-2 form​


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Born in a state other than Maryland?

Contact your state’s vital records office and follow their instructions:


Worcester County Library - 307 North Washington Street, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863 Email: | Phone: 410-632-2600 | Fax: 410-632-1159