Birth Certificates: $34 – Must have been born in the State of Louisiana
Death Certificates: $26 – Must have died in the State of Louisiana
WHO CAN YOU PURCHASE A BIRTH/DEATH RECORD FOR?
Parents, Grandparents, Children, Siblings, Legal Spouse, or a Child who you have an order of legal guardianship for.
If purchasing a birth certificate for your child, your name must appear on the certificate.
If purchasing a death certificate for a legal spouse, your name must appear on the certificate.
Louisiana Drivers License or State Issued Identification Card.
WAIT TIME FOR OBTAINING A CERTIFICATE:
Most certificates are available within 15 minutes, however, if you were born before 1986 there could be an extended wait time of up to 3 hours.
Birth Certificates may not be available until a child reaches 4-5 months of age.
Death Certificates are generally available approximately 8 weeks after death.
You may print the application below and fill in the information to expedite the process in our office. Please sign this form in our presence.
PRINTABLE BIRTH/DEATH CERTIFICATE APPLICATION