The Kent City Health Department- Local Vital Statistic Office Dist. No. 6700 will be closed for issuance of certified copies of Ohio birth certificates and Portage County death certificates until 9:00am March 27, 2023.
Certified copies of Ohio birth certificates can also be obtained at the Summit County office here: https://www.scph.org/birth-death-records
We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you.
Welcome to the Kent City Health Department Birth and Death Certificate online ordering system. Requests will be processed between Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
GETTING A BIRTH OR DEATH CERTIFICATE
New Birth Certificates
Social Security Numbers on Death Certificates
Per Ohio Revised Code (ORC) 3705.23(5): For the first five years after a decedent’s death, a decedent’s social security number shall not be included on a certified copy of the decedent’s death certificate unless that information is specifically requested to be on the certified copy. Relationship restrictions apply and the acceptable proof is required; for details, view the Social Security Number Guidelines and Addendum Form (PDF), effective October 15, 2015.
To begin the order process, click on the links on the left
|Certified Birth Certificate||$24.00 each copy|
|Certified Death Certificate||$24.00 each copy|
* An additional Non-Refundable $4 Convenience + Credit Card Processing Fee will be applied to all online orders