Hall County Vital Records

 

Hall County Health Department
1290 Athens Street
Gainesville, GA  30507
770-531-5674
FAX:  770-531-5649


Hours of Operation:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday:  8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Tuesday:  8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Friday:  8:00 AM to 2:30 PM

  • Please arrive at least 45 minutes before closing for same day service.
  • Early arrival allows for any delays in processing your request.

EXCEPTIONS:  The first Wednesday of every month we open at 9:30 AM

HOLIDAYS:  We observe all State of Georgia holidays.  For a complete listing, click here.


This department provides birth certificates and death certificates for individuals born in all counties in Georgia. By law, only certain persons are entitled to a certificate.

Who can request a birth certificate?

  • The person named on the certificate
  • The parents listed on the certificate
  • The authorized legal guardian (certified court order required), grandparent, adult sibling, adult child, or spouse of the person named on the certificate. Proof of relationship is required.

Who can request a death certificate?

  • The parents listed on the certificate
  • The authorized legal guardian (certified court order required), grandparent, adult sibling, adult child, or spouse of the person named on the certificate. Proof of relationship is required
  • Legal representative of the family members (Proof required)

*** Death certificates are only issued to applicants having a direct and tangible interest, primary family members or legal representatives of the family. It shall be the responsibility of the applicant to show proof of right or claim.


To purchase On-Line:

Hall County, GA. Vital Records does not accept online orders; however, for your convenience, you can process online requests through VitalCheck, Inc., an independent company we have partnered with to provide you this service. VitalChek can be reached through its website, www.vitalchek.com. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®

To order a birth/death certificate online, click HERE.

 


To purchase in person:

For your convenience, you may download the appropriate application. Having completed forms with you when you arrive, will greatly expediate the process.

Birth / Death Certificate Application

Birth Certificate:
Please visit us at the Hall County Health Department. You must have a government issued ID, i.e. Driver’s License,Passport, State of Georgia ID and proof of relationship if required. The non-refundable search fee for a birth certificate is $25.00. This fee includes one certified certificate, if found. Additional certified certificates for the same person ordered at the same time are 5.00 each. We accept Cash, Discover, MasterCard and Visa (cardholder must be present with ID). No personal checks are accepted.

Death Certificate:
Please visit us at the Hall County Health Department. You must have a government issued ID, i.e. Driver’s License,Passport, State of Georgia ID and proof of right or claim is required. The non-refundable search fee for a death certificate is $25.00. This fee includes one certified certificate, if found. Additional certified certificates for the same person ordered at the same time are $5.00 each. We accept Cash, Discover, MasterCard and Visa (cardholder must be present with ID) No personal checks are accepted.

 


To purchase by mail:

For your convenience, you may download the appropriate application and mail to us along with the other requirements.

Birth / Death Certificate Application

Birth Certificate:
The non-refundable search fee for a birth certificate is $25.00 (Money Orders only) This fee includes one certified certificate, if found. Additional certified certificates for the same person ordered at the same time are 5.00 each. Please mail a signed request that includes the following information along with a money order made payable to Hall County Vital Records. o Full name of person shown on the birth certificate (maiden name if female)

  • Date of birth (month, day, year)
  • Place of birth (hospital, city, county)
  • Full name of mother (include mother’s maiden name)
  • Full name of father
  • Relationship to the person named on the birth certificate. Must include documents to prove relationship.
  • The number of certificates requested and the appropriate fee
  • Telephone number and a self addressed stamped envelope must be included

Hall County Vital Records
1290 Athens Street
Gainesville, GaA  30507

Death Certificate:
The non-refundable search fee for a birth certificate is $25.00 (Money Orders only). This fee includes one certified certificate, if found. Additional certified certificates for the same person ordered at the same time are 5.00 each. Please mail a signed request that includes the following information along with a money order made payable to Hall County Vital Records.

  • Copy of photo ID o Full name of deceased
  • Date of death (month, day, year)
  • Place of death (hospital, funeral home, city, county)
  • Relationship to deceased. Must include copy of documents to show proof of right or claim.
  • The number of certificates requested and the appropriate fee
  • Telephone number and a self addressed stamped envelope must be included

Hall County Vital Records
1290 Athens Street
Gainesville, GA  30507


Some corrections, legitimations, and paternity acknowledgments can be initiated through this office. Please call 770-531-6034 for more information

Amendments – Minor corrections – Please call for more information.
At Home Births (Hall County only) – must have at home birth package completed
Paternity Acknowledgement – adding the father’s name when the parents are not married
Legitimating a Child – up to one year of age of child
Legitimation by Marriage – adding the father’s name when the parents were married after the birth of the child, child can be any age.


The above fees have been established in accordance with Chapter 31-10 of the Official Code of Georgia. Pursuant to O.C.G.A Chapter 31-10-27.