Birth Certificates

Death

 Certificates

Paternity
Affidavits

Genealogy

Searches

CONTACT 

VITAL RECORDS:

Natalia Williamson

Registrar

Lisa Dockrey

Registrar

The Madison County Health Department's Vital Records Division can help with birth and death certificates, paternity affidavits, and we can also conduct Genealogy Searches! Look through the information below, and give us a call if you have any questions.

 

BIRTH CERTIFICATES

$

15

per copy

HOW TO

OBTAIN A

BIRTH CERTIFICATE

To obtain a copy(s) of a Birth Certificate, simply download and complete and return the application (below), ALONG WITH:
 

  1. A copy of your ID, We suggest one of the following: a copy of your drivers license, a copy of your signed social security card, a copy of your car registration)

  2. $15.00 per each copy being requested.

  3. A self addressed stamped envelope
     

Mail (or bring in) your application, copy of ID, payment and return envelop to: 


Madison County Health Department

206 East 9th Street

Anderson, Indiana 46016

WHO QUALIFIES

TO RECEIVE A

BIRTH CERTIFICATE?

  1. Individual named on the Birth Certificate (18+ years old).
     

  2. Parent(s) of person on the record (if parent named on record).
     

  3. Grandparent(s) or Great-Grandparent(s) of the individual name on record. (Copy of birth certificate of your child/grandchild to prove relationship).
     

  4. Sibling brother or sister, older than 18 years old with the same parent(s) of the person named on the record. (If not born in Madison County, copy of their birth certificate if required to prove relationship).
     

  5. Spouse of person named on record (marriage license to prove relationship).
     

  6. Adult Child or Grandchild or Great-Grandchild (18+ years old) of the person named on the record(copy of own and/or your parent's or grandparent's birth certificate to prove the relationship if not born in Madison County).
     

  7. Legal Guardian of person named on the record.  Legal guardianship papers with raised court seal.
     

  8. Child Protective Services Representative with agency ID and original court placement document(s) with raised court seal.  Note: MCHD cannot issue a birth record to foster parent(s).
     

  9. Court Order to release record. Must show original document(s) with raised court seal.  Note: MCHD cannot issue a birth record based on a Power of Attorney (POA) document.

 

PATERNITY AFFIDAVITS

Establish
Paternity

What is needed to complete a Paternity Affidavit or a Paternity Affidavit Upon Marriage

 

  • The father must be the biological father of child

  • The brochure “Establishing Paternity” given prior to making an appointment

  • After reading brochure, call and make an appointment

  • Must have I. D. (Driver’s license, Passport, State I. D.)

  • If Paternity Affidavit Upon Marriage must have Marriage License 

  • Cost $25.00 to complete a Paternity Affidavit

  • If you wish to purchase a birth certificate the cost is $15.00 per copy (cash or check)

Get Copy

of Existing

Paternity Affidavit

A search of filed Paternity Affidavits may be conducted by completing and submitting an Application for Search of Paternity Affidavit (State Form 54763). Must be completed and mailed with a check or money order payable to the Indiana State Department of Health and a copy of your valid identification to:

 

Vital Records

Indiana State Department of Health

PO Box 7125 

Indianapolis, IN 46206-7125.

 

DEATH CERTIFICATES

$

15

per copy

To obtain a copy(s) of a Death Certificate, simply download the Application, complete it - then either bring it to our office or mail it to us at: 

Madison County Health Department

206 East 9th Street

Anderson, Indiana 46016

Be sure to include payment of $15.00 per each copy being requested.

 

GENEALOGY SEARCHES

CONDUCT A SEARCH

Our Vital Records Division can conduct genealogy searches!

Begin  by downloading and filling out the form(s) below. Return to the Madison County Health Department at:

206​ ​East​ ​Ninth​ ​Street Anderson,​ ​IN​ ​46016

Requests will be limited to five per customer with a​SEARCH FEE OF $5.00 dollars per visit, regardless if a record​ ​is​ ​found.

​Contact Information:

765-641-9523

CONTACT

206 East 9th Street,  St. #200, Anderson, IN 46016

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday-Friday: 8am to 4pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

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