Birth & Death Certificates

Huron County Public Health (HCPH) is able to assist the public in obtaining birth and death certificates copies. 


HCPH has statewide access to birth certificates and county-wide access to death certificates. 

For records outside of Ohio, go online to:

For records outside of the U.S., go online to:

We are not authorized to issue or fax uncertified copies of birth certificates.

Order by Phone

To order a birth or death certificate by phone, call the Office of Birth and Death Records at 419-668-1652 ext. 248.

Walk-In/Same Day Service

Huron County Public Health offers certified birth certificate copies for all Ohio counties and certified death certificate copies for deaths occurring within Huron County. Due to a change in Ohio law, only certified copies of birth/death certificates can be issued. 

Order same-day certified birth and death certificate copies quickly and easily at our walk-in customer counter at 28 Executive Drive, Norwalk, OH 44857 or by USPS mail, no appointment necessary. 


Monday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Tuesday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:00PM

Saturday/Sunday: CLOSED

  • The base fee for all certified certificates that are picked up or mailed is $25.00 per copy. Checks and money orders should be made payable to Huron County Public Health.

  • All certified birth and death certificates that are mailed are only mailed utilizing certified mail. The fee for certified mailing is $4.28 plus the cost of each certified certificate.

  • Cash, money orders, and credit/debit cards are also accepted. An additional convenience fee applies to credit and debit card orders. 


If you are requesting certificates in-person or mailing in a request, you can save time by downloading and completing the Application for Certified Birth/Death Certificates ahead of time and bringing it with you to the HCPH Vital Statistics Office at 28 Executive Drive, Norwalk, OH 44857

If you are mailing a request, you must download and complete the Application for Certified Birth/Death Certificates. Please remember there is an additional charge to mail.

Other Contact Info

Huron County Coroner

Dr. Jeffrey Harwood, MD

PH: 419-929-4357