Did you know you can request your birth certificate from your local health department?

Same day service is available at local health departments in all jurisdictions, EXCEPT Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Montgomery County (temporarily) for individuals who were born in Maryland after 1939 and have a valid, unexpired, government-issued photo identification.

Ø  Child’s Birth Certificate: Can only be obtained by parents listed on the birth certificate or legal guardians (must provide proof of guardianship).

Ø  Adult Birth Certificate: Can only be obtained by the person named on the certificate or the parent of the person named on the certificate.

 If you live in Baltimore City or Baltimore County, or were born before 1940, same day service is available at the Division of Vital Records, 6764-B Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215.

 Locations, phone numbers, hours of operation and certificate fees for local health departments are listed below:

HEALTH DEPT​

HOURS*

ADDRESS

PHONE

FEE**

Allegany County

8 am - 3:30 pm

12501Willowbrook Road
Cumberland, MD 21502

301-
759-5119

$20

Anne Arundel County

8 am - noon;
12:45 pm - 3:30 pm

3 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401

410-
222-4462

$20

Cash, local checks (with valid Driver’s License) or

Credit (Visa or MasterCard, 2.2% fee)

Calvert County

8 am - noon;
1 pm - 4 pm

975 Solomons Island Road North
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

410-
535-5400
ext. 306

$20

Cash, Credit (Visa or MasterCard)

Caroline County

   8:30 am - 4 pm

403 South 7th Street
Denton, MD 21629

410-
479-8030

$25

Cash, Credit or Debit

Carroll County

Mon, Tues, Fri:
8 am - 5 pm;

Wed, Thu:
8 am - 7 pm

290 South Center Street
Westminster, MD 21157

410-
876-2152

 

$20

Cecil County

8 am - 4:30 pm

John M. Byers Health Center
401 Bow Street
Elkton, MD 21921

410-
996-5550

$25

Cash or Credit

Charles County

8 am - noon;
  1:30 p. - 3:30 pm

4545 Crain Highway
White Plains, MD 20695

301-
609-6919

$25

Dorchester County

8:30 am - 11:30 am;
1 pm - 3 pm

3 Cedar Street
Cambridge, MD 21613

410-
228-3223

$25

Cash Only

Frederick County

8 am - 4 pm

350 Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD 21703

*Entrance A (Blue Flag)

301-
600-1029

$20

Cash, Check, Money Order, Credit (Visa or MasterCard)

Garrett County

8 am -  4:30 pm

1025 Memorial Drive
Oakland, MD 21550

301-
334-7700

$18

Harford County

8 am - 4 pm

120 South Hays Street
Bel Air, MD 21014

410-
838-1500

$20

Cash or Credit

Howard County

9 am - noon;

1pm - 3 pm

8930 Stanford Boulevard
Columbia, MD 21045

 

410-
313-6300

$25

 

Kent
County

8 am - 4:30 pm

125 South Lynchburg Street
Chestertown, MD 21620

410-
778-1350

$25

Montgomery County

Temporarily unable to issue birth certificates.

2000 Dennis Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20902

240-
773-1207

Temporarily unable to issue birth certificates.

Prince George's County

8 am - 4 pm

Largo West Building
425 Brightseat Road, 
Suite 101E
Hyattsville, MD 20785

301-
324-2940

 

$25

Cash, Money Order or Credit ($2.50 fee)

Queen Anne's County

8 am - 4 pm

206 North Commerce Street
Centreville, MD 21617

410-
758-0720

$25

Cash, Check, Money Order, Credit (all except American Express)

Somerset County

8 am – 3 pm

8928 Sign Post Road
Westover, MD 21871

443-
523-1700

$25

St. Mary's County

 8:30 am - 4:15 pm

21580 Peabody Street
Leonardtown, MD 20650

301-
475-4330

$25

Talbot County

8 am - 4:30 pm

100 South Hanson Street
Easton, MD 21601

410-
819-5627

$22

Cash or Check

Washington County

8 am - 4 pm

1302 Pennsylvania Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21742

240-
313-3395

$25

Cash or Credit (Visa or MasterCard)

Wicomico County

8:30 am - 1 pm;

1:30 pm - 4 pm

Hurdle Health Center
108 East Main Street
Salisbury, MD 21801

410-
543-6949

$22

Worcester County

8 am - 4 pm

Snow Hill Health Center
6040 Public Landing Road
Snow Hill, MD 21863

410-
632-1100

$22

 

*Local health departments are open Monday - Friday unless otherwise noted.

**Payment accepted by cash, check, money order or credit card unless otherwise noted.

There is no fee for one copy of a birth certificate for a current or former armed forces member or homeless individuals. Please contact your local health department for additional information regarding fee waivers.

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