Missouri Birth and Death Certificates may be obtained at Audrain County Health Department.  
We offer same day printing of certified certificates for individuals born in Missouri.

Guidelines for obtaining a Birth Certificate:
•Must be born in the State of Missouri.
•For newborns, please allow 4 weeks for processing before applying for the record.     
•Must have photo ID

Guidelines for obtaining a Death Certificate:
•Death must have taken place in the State of Missouri.
•Must have photo ID

To help protect against identity theft, identification is required such as a driver's license, passport,
or school, work or military identification when applying for a record.

If an applicant does not have a photo ID, at least two alternate forms of ID must be presented.  
The documents must include the applicant's name and the name of the company or organization
issuing the document.

The application for obtaining a copy of a vital record requires applicants to explain their relationship
to the person named on the record. Obtaining a record illegally is a class D felony.

Effective August 28, 2020, death certificates will be available for $14.00 for the first copy and
$11.00 each for each additional copy for the same person, in the same visit.

To request a copy of a vital record in person or by mail, the following forms can be used.   

If an application is being mailed, the completed form must be notarized and mailed to:

Audrain County Health Department
1130 South Elmwood
Mexico, MO 65265

Application for copy of Birth or Death Certification.
Missouri Birth and Death Certificates:
Audrain County Health Department
Public Health: Better Health, Better Missouri.