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Getting a Birth Certificate in GA

Getting a Birth Certificate in GA

Parents registering new students for school can now order Georgia birth certificates online directly from the State of Georgia. The Georgia Technology Authority partnering with the Georgia Department of Public Health provides Request Official Vital Event Records (ROVER), making it convenient to order certificates directly from the State of Georgia.

Save the time of mailing in forms, and the effort of driving to a physical location. You can use ROVER to order from the comfort of your home, office, or anywhere you have access to the internet.

All requests incur a $25 search fee and, an $8 processing fee. Each additional copy of a certificate ordered at the same time is $5, and expedited processing and shipping is an additional $10.

Only authorized requestors may receive an official certificate, and all orders require a faxed proof of identification before they will be fulfilled. Learn more about ordering through ROVER at, and please take a moment to read the frequently asked questions.