Birth & Death Records

Allen County Public Health can provide you with birth and death certificates from December 1908 to present as long as the following conditions are met:

  • Individual was born in the state of Ohio
  • Individual died in Allen County ONLY
  • Must have full name at birth and/or death
  • Must have date of birth and/or death

 Certified Copies are $27.00 

  • Cash, Money Order or Debit/Credit (Usage fee applied for debit/credit)
  • No Personal Checks; Business Checks accepted



  • Call ACPH, 419-228-4457
  • Must have debit/credit to order over phone (usage fee applied for debit/credit)
  • You may also contact (or call 1-800-255-2414) to order



  • Complete the fillable form, Vital Record Application
  • Print and include $27.00 fee for each certificate (No personal checks)
  • Mail to:    ACPH, PO BOX 1503, Lima, OH 45802-1503



             Contact (or call 1-800-255-2414) to order



  • Orders accepted 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
  • For quicker service, fill out the Vital Record Application
  • Bring Application and $27.00 to ACPH (No personal checks)
  • Request will be printed while you wait


Questions? – Please call the Health Department at 419-228-4457 and ask to speak to someone in Vital Statistics.