Birth and Death Certificates

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

  • Cash, checks or credit cards (VISA, Mastercard, Discover) accepted.
  • Hours of operation for Vital Records is 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:30pm to 3:30pm 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 State Department  of Health and Mental Hygiene.

All vital records may be ordered online from The Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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