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If you're seeking a certified birth certificate for yourself or possibly someone else born in Clark County, Indiana, you may apply for the certified record at the Clark County Health Department and receive the record immediately in most cases.

A certified birth certificate will only be issued to the following:

  • Person named on the record who is over 18 years of age
  • Parent(s) of person named on the record
  • Grandparents(s) of person named on the record
  • Spouse of person named on the record (copy of marriage license may be requested)
  • Adult child of the person named on the record
  • Legal Guardian of person named on the record (Legal guardianship document needed)
  • Sibling, over 18 years of age, of person named on the record 

Required Information to Obtain a Birth Certificate

In order to receive a general copy or certified copy of a birth certificate from the Clark County Health Department, you must present acceptable forms of Identification and a completed Certified Birth Certificate Form. If you cannot provide these items, please contact the registrar at 812-282-7521 for more information. 

Paternity Affidavits

If you have questions regarding paternity affidavits in general visit the Indiana Department of Child Services.  To complete forms establishing paternity at the Clark County Health Department please call for additional information at 812-282-7521 and speak with the registrar.

What if I Don't Live in the Clark County area?



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