Birth and Death Certificates

The Charles County Department of Health’s vital records office is closed to the public for walk-in services.  Curbside pick-up and drop off services are now available by appointment only.  Birth certificates are being processed on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30-12:00 noon and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Death certificates can be obtained by appointment only on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

Maryland Birth Certificate Application and Death Certificate Application may be obtained from the Charles County Department of Health from the Annex Building information window.

  • Cash, checks or credit cards (VISA, Discover and Mastercard) accepted.
  • Hours of operation for Vital Records is 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For questions regarding Vital Records call 301-609-6919.

Current Fees
*Birth Certificates – $25.00 each
Death Certificates – $25.00 for the first copy and  $20.00 each for an additional copy of the same certificate.

Death certificates may be obtained from the Department of Health for deaths that occurred in Maryland after January 1, 2015. Certificates for deaths that occurred prior to January 1, 2015 can only be obtained from the Maryland Department of Health.

All vital records may be ordered online from The Maryland Department of Health

*Photo ID is required. If you are obtaining a birth certificate for anyone other than yourself or your child, a court order is required.