What kind of birth records are available in Kentucky?


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The Office of Vital Statistics in Frankfort, Ky., has birth certificates on file dating from 1911 to present. Certified birth certificates may be obtained with the applicable fee by phone, mail, online or in person. As of 2014, the cost is $10 per birth certificate, and stillbirth certificates cost $6.

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The Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics is lawfully not permitted to provide free information from records or perform a genealogical search. The required fee is for the service of performing a birth record search and is not refunded if no certificate is located. The Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics does not furnish photocopies of certificates or copies that have not been certified.

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