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Vital Records & Statistics -- (703) 746-4991


STATE DIVISION OF VITAL RECORDS MOVING TO NEW LOCATION -- RICHMOND OFFICES CLOSED FROM MAY 25-30

The Virginia Department of Health’s Division of Vital Records is moving from its current location at The Shops at Willow Lawn in Richmond, Virginia. 

The Division of Vital Records in Richmond will close at 4:45 p.m., Wednesday, May 25th, and remain closed through Monday, May 30th.  It will reopen at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 31st, at its new location in the First Market Bank Building, 2001 Maywill Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230 (the mailing address of the Division of Vital Records will remain the same: P.O. Box 1000, Richmond, Virginia 23218).


Birth and Death Certificates (through the Virginia Department of Health)
  All records of births and deaths in Virginia are maintained by the Virginia Department of
Health's Office of Vital Records
in Richmond. You may call their office at (804) 662-6200, or download the state "Application for Certification of a Vital Record" and mail to:

Mailing Address:
Virginia Department of Health
Office of Vital Records
P.O. Box 1000
Richmond, VA 23218-1000
Street Address (as of 5/31/11):
Virginia Department of Health
Office of Vital Records
2001 Maywill Street
Richmond, VA 23230

Each copy of a certificate or search of a vital record will cost $12.00, payable to the "State Health Department".

NOTE: PLEASE ALLOW DELIVERY TIME OF 3 WEEKS FOR AN AUTOMATED SEARCH, AND 7-8 WEEKS FOR A MANUAL SEARCH.

An expedited search service offered through VitalChek is also offered by the State to process
and Fed Ex copies of certificates within 2 to 5 days. This service cost $46.00 per record request. Please call (877) 572-6333, or visit http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/vital_Records/rush.htm for additional information.

Birth Certificates (Alexandria)

City of Alexandria birth certificates must be ordered from the Division of Vital Statistics in Richmond. You may visit the Alexandria Health Department's Main Facility at 4480 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302 to pick up a copy of the "Application for Certification of a Vital Record", or you may download it here. Completed certificates are then mailed to the VDH Office of Vital Records at the address above.

Death Certificates (Alexandria)

Records pertaining to Alexandria deaths (10 years or less) are kept at the Alexandria Health Deparment Main Office at 4480 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302. You may visit our office to complete an application form and wait while your request is processed.

You may also download the Application for Certification of a Vital Record here and mail your request, with payment, to the VDH Office of Vital Records at the address above. Death certificates are only available for individuals who have died in the City of Alexandria, and are available only to authorized individuals. Please call (703) 746-4991 for further information.

Statistics

There are many resources available for health-related statistics, both within the Virginia Department of Health, and throughout the area. Visit one of the following websites to find what you need:

4480 King Street
Alexandria, VA, 22302
703.746.4996
Fax: 703.746.4938
E-mail 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Thursday Mornings