Maryland Probate and Estate Settlement
Requesting Death Certificates Department of Vital Records
Event: Birth or death
Cost of copy: $12.00
Division of Vital Records
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
6550 Reisterstown Avenue
P.O. Box 68760
Baltimore, MD 21215-0020
Remarks: State office has records since August 1898. Records for city of Baltimore are available from January 1875. Fee for Commemorative Birth Certificates is $25.00.
Will not do research for genealogical studies. Must apply to State of Maryland Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401, (410) 974-3914.
Personal check or money order should be made payable to Division of Vital Records. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (410) 764-3038. This will be a recorded message.
Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Internet at http://mdpublichealth.org/vsa.