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How to Identify a Certified Birth Certificate
Obtain Birth Certificates at Your Local Health Dept
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Division of Vital Records
The Division of Vital Records (DVR) of the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) issues certified copies of birth, death, fetal death, and marriage certificates (2007 – present) for events that occur in Maryland. The DVR also provides divorce verifications (1992 - present) and information on procedures for registering an adoption, foreign adoptions and legitimation.
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Location and Hours of Operation
Frequently Asked Questions
For more information about birth, death, or marriage certificates,
(Baltimore local) or
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464
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