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Birth 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. 


Maryland Birth Certificate Applications 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

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.