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    Local Health Departments

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


    Certificate Services​ Offered





    Allegany County​

    Birth and Death Certificates issued to walk-in customers.

    Birth Certificates:​8:00 am - 3:3​0 pm

    Death Certificates: 8:00 ​am - 3:30 pm

    12501 Willowbrook Road

    Cumberland, MD 21502

    Death certificates 301-759-5119

    Birth certificates 301-759-5119

    Death $18 for first copy, $20 each additional copy. Credit card, cash or check.​

    Birth $20. ​Credit card, cash or check.​​

    Anne Arundel Coun​​ty

    Birth and death certificates by appointment only for the public.

    Funeral Homes: Walk-ins from 8:00 am - 11:00 am

    Please call  410-222-4462 to make an appointment.

    Birth certifiates by Public appointment only:
    Monday - Friday
    8:30 am - 12:00 pm and
    12:45 pm - 3:15 pm
    (Closed between 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm)

    For Funeral Directors:
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 am - 11:00 am

    Death certificates by Public appointment only:
    Monday - Friday
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm and
    12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    (Closed between
    12:00 pm- 12:45 pm)

    3 Harry S. Truman Parkway

    Annapolis, MD 21401



    Cash or

    Credit (2.2% fee)

    Baltimore City

    No certificate issuance service.





    Baltimore County

    No certificate issuance service.





    Calvert County

    Birth and Death certificates issued to walk-in customers.​

    8 am - noon;

    1 pm - 4 pm

    975 Solomons Island Road North

    Prince Frederick, MD 20678

    410-535-5400 ext. 301

    Birth $20/ Death $18 for first/$20 each additional certificate

    Cash or Credit

    Caroline County

    Walk-ins for death and birth certificates.

    Contact to confirm before visiting.

    Monday, Tuesday and Friday 8:30am - 11:30am and 1pm - 3pm

    403 South 7th Street

    Denton, MD 21629



    Cash, Credit or Debit

    Carroll County

    ​Birth and death certificates by appointment only.

          Monday - Friday       9:00 am - 4:00 pm


    290 South Center Street

    Westminster, MD 21157

    Main Entrance



    Birth $20/ Death $18 for first/$20 each additional certificate

    Cash, Check, Debit, Credit. American Express not accepted. 

    Cecil County

    Birth and death certificates by appointment only.

    8:30am - 1pm 

    2pm - 4pm

    John M. Byers Health Center

    401 Bow Street

    Elkton, MD 21921

    443-245-3753 Vital records Office (leave message)

    410-996-5550 CCHD (​main line)

    Birth Certs $25, Death Certs $25 first copy

    $20 additional copies

    Cash or Credit

    Charles County

    Death Certificates by appointment only on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

     Birth certificates by appointment only on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays.

    8 am - noon;

    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    4545 Crain Highway

    White Plains, MD 20695

    Vital Records is located in the Annex building.


    Birth $25,

    Death $25 for first, $20 for each additional.

    Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover

    Dorchester County

    Birth and death certificates issued to walk-in customers.​

    Death certificates issued to funeral homes only​​.
    Monday - Friday

    8:30am - 1:30pm

    3 Cedar Street

    Cambridge, MD 21613


    Birth - $25 cash (exact change) or Credit

    Death - $25 for 1st, $20 for each additional - Checks only

    Frederick County

    Birth and Death certificates issued to walk-in customers.

    Monday - Friday
    ​8:30am - 4pm

    Closed for lunch 
    12pm - 1pm

    350 Montevue Lane

    Frederick, MD 21703

    *Entrance A (Blue Flag)



    Garrett County

    Birth and Death certificates by scheduled appointments only.

    10am - 11am and 2pm - 3pm

    1025 Memorial Drive

    Oakland, MD 21550


    Birth $20/ Death $18 for first/$20 eac​h additional certificate

    Harford County

    Birth and Death certificates  issued to Walk-in customers

    8 am – ​3 pm

    120 South Hays Street

    Bel Air, MD 21014



    Cash or Credit

    Howard County

    Birth certificates issued by appointment only​. Death certificates issued to funeral homes by appointment only.​​​ ​

    No issuance May 1 - May ​10​, 20​23​.

    8930 Stanford Boulevard

    Columbia, MD 21045




    Kent County

    Curbside pickup for birth and death certificates and limited appointments.

    *Please be advised that our Vital Records operations will be closed on Monday May 1, 2023.

    New hours for Vital Records:

    Monday - Thursday  8:30a​m - 11:30am and 1pm - 3:30pm

    Friday: Vital Records service will not be Operational.

                   ​     ​​              ​​​

    125 South Lynchburg Street

    Chestertown, MD 21620



    Montgomery County

    Birth and death certificates issued to walk-in customers.

        Birth Certificates:             Monday - Friday​             8:30 am - 11:30 am                      and                    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        Death Certificates:         Monday - Friday          8:30 am - 11:30 am​

    2000 Dennis Avenue

    Silver Spring, MD 20902



    Prince George's County

    Birth and death certificates issued to walk-in customers and appointments​​.

    ​Monday, Tuesday, Friday: Appointments Only Call 301-324-2940

    Wednesday, Thursday: Walk-Ins​
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Largo West Building

    425 Brightseat Road, Suite 101E

    Hyattsville, MD 20785


     Funeral Homes Fax request to: 301-324-2946


    Cash, Money Order or Credit ($2.50 fee)

    Queen Anne's County

    Birth certificates issued to walk-in customers. Death certificates issued to funeral homes by appointment.

    8 am - 4 pm

    206 North Commerce Street

    Centreville, MD 21617


    Birth $25/ Death $25 for first/ $20 for each additional certifcate.​

    Somerset County

    Birth and death certificates issued to walk-in customers.
    Monday - Friday:

    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    8928 Sign Post Road

    Westover, MD 21871



    St. Mary's County

    Birth and death certificates issued to walk-in customers only, not mail in.

    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    21580 Peabody Street

    Leonardtown, MD 20650


    Birth $25/ Death $18 for first/ $20 each additional certificate

    Talbot County

    Birth and death certificates issued to walk-in customers​.

    8 am - 12 pm;

     1pm - 4 pm

    100 South Hanson Street

    Easton, MD 21601


    Birth $22

    Death $20 for first/$22 for each additional certificate

    Cash or Check

    Washington County

    Birth and death certificates issued​ to walk-in customers.

    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    1302 Pennsylvania Avenue

    Hagerstown, MD 21742



    Cash, Visa or MasterCard

    Wicomico County

    Birth and death certificates issued to walk-in customers​.​​

    8:30 am - 1:00 pm;

    1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Hurdle Health Center

    108 East Main Street

    Salisbury, MD 21801



    Worcester County

    Birth and death certificates issued by appointment only.

    Monday - Friday:

    8:30 am - 3​​:00 pm

    Snow Hill Health Center

    6040 Public Landing Road

    Snow Hill, MD 21863




    *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.​