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Vital Records

TO REQUEST A COPY OF A BIRTH OR DEATH CERTIFICATE

STEPHENS COUNTY VITAL RECORDS

70 N ALEXANDER ST., SUITE 108

TOCCOA, GA   30577

PHONE:  (706) 886-2828

FAX:  (706) 886-0335

 

 

Effective 7-1-2010 -- $25.00 for first  copy, $5.00 for each additional  copy obtained at the same time for the same person. You MUST present a picture ID.     Per O.C.G.A. § 31-10-26(a)(1)”The state registrar or local custodian of vital records appointed by the state registrar to issue certified copies upon receipt of a written application shall issue a certified copy of a vital record in that registrar’s or custodian’s custody or abstract thereof to any applicant having a direct and tangible interest in the vital record, except that certified copies of certificates shall only be issued to: (A) The person whose record of birth is registered; (B) Either parent, guardian, or temporary guardian of the person whose record of birth or death is registered; (C) The living legal spouse or next of kin or the legal representative or the person who in good faith has applied and produced a record of such application to become the legal representative of the person whose record of birth or death is registered; (D) The court of competent jurisdiction upon its order or subpoena; or (E) Any governmental agency, state or federal, provided that such certificate shall be needed for official purposes”.

Birth Certificates can be issued State Wide at any Local Vital Records Office, for those born in the State of Georgia.   In the State of Georgia  Local Vital Records are located in either the Probate Court or at the local Health Department.