Birth Certificate - State of MO ONLY

Death Certificate - State of MO ONLY

Cost of Copy: $15.00 Cost of Copy: $14.00
Mailing Address:
Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center
PO Box 1839
Cape Girardeau, MO 63702-1839
Mailing Address:
Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center
PO Box 1839
Cape Girardeau, MO 63702-1839

Note:
Please send self-addressed and stamped envelope.

Payment by mail must be made by MONEY ORDER - no personal checks accepted

Note:
Please send self-addressed and stamped envelope.

Payment  by mail must be made by MONEY ORDER - no personal checks accepted

  Each additional copy of the same record ordered at the same time is $11.00.
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The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center is the Local Registrar for all births and deaths that occur in Cape Girardeau County and can issue certified copies of birth certificates for anyone born in the State of Missouri after 1920. We can issue certified copies of death certificates for anyone dying in the State of Missouri after 1980. Certified copies of other years of birth or death can be obtained from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

For copies of birth or death certificate records that belong to another state in the U.S., click here.

In-Person Requests:

The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center can provide birth or death certificates for the State of Missouri between 8:30 and 4:00 Monday thru Friday. Due to COVID-19 protocol, all services are by appointment only. Please call 573-335-7846 to schedule your appointment. 

Mail-In Requests:

Requests must be NOTARIZED by an acceptable notary public and mailed with a MONEY ORDER and SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED RETURN ENVELOPE.

Please mail your application and make MONEY ORDER payable to:
Cape Girardeau Public Health Center
PO Box 1839
Cape Girardeau, MO 63702-1839

For copies of birth or death certificate records that belong to another state in the U.S., click here.

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