Vital Records (Births and Deaths)

The Hamilton County Health Department is implementing building access and program procedures 

The Health Department has implemented procedures as a Healthcare facility specific to protect all clients, customers and staff entering the building.  Building Access and Program Access Polices will be in effect until further notice.  

Building Access:

The Health Department is following the CDC recommendations for Healthcare facilities.   

  1. Mask are required for public (over 2yrs of age) until further notice. 
  2. Social Distancing will be identified and maintained in all lobby areas.

 Thank you for you cooperation. 

All persons born in Hamilton County after 1882 have written birth and death certificates on file with the Health Department.  Records are legal copies which can be used for all requests of these documents, including school registration. If you need a copy of these documents, please contact the Health Department office at your earliest convenience. Requests for these records are heavy during mid- to late August. To obtain a birth or death records via mail please select the proper application form.

Obtaining Records


For all birth and death records outside of Hamilton County you may contact the specific county or the Indiana State Department of Health in Indianapolis (ISDH).  ISDH no longer provides walk-in service as of December 10, 2010. For additional information or questions contact ISDH, Vital Records at 317-233-2700

Hamilton County Birth and Death certificates are issued Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Records Applications