Birth / Death Certificates

Birth and death certificates are issued on Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.except on county holidays. There is a $10.00 fee for a certified copy of a birth/death certificates.
Warning: False application, altering, mutilating or counterfeiting Indiana Birth or Death Certificates is a criminal offense under Indiana Code 16-37-1-12.
There are 3 ways to obtain a certificate:
1. NEW! Online Applications:
visa Credit/Debit cards accepted.
ID REQUIRED: You must fax or email a copy of your ID, driver's license or state ID &BRT-Tracking number you will receive this after completion of application process.Fax number: 765.423.9797. Your order will be mailed out within 12 hours after recieving your ID. We do not overnight certificates.
2. Mail in an Application...
Please print the BIRTH CERTIFICATE APPLICATION, APLICACION PARA EL ACTA DE NACIMIENTOor DEATH CERTIFICATE APPLICATION. Fill out the application form and mail it to our office. Please follow all directions on the application. We will process and mail out the birth/death certificate within 12 hours. We do not overnight certificates.
3. Apply In Person at...
Tippecanoe County Health Department
Vital Records
629 N. 6th St. next to the YWCA
behind the VP on Union Street
To receive a copy of a certified birth certificate you must have your ID such as driver's license or State ID.
We accept cash, MasterCard/Visa only, no personal checks accepted.


Contact Us

Health Department
629 N 6th St
Lafayette, IN 47901
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  • Phone:  (765) 423-9221 x 1
  • Fax:  (765) 423-9797
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  • Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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