Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Amendments, and Paternity Acknowledgements are all considered Vital Records. Certified birth certificates and death certificates are available in three county health departments within the Southeast Health District; Bulloch County, Coffee County and Ware County. You can also apply for an Amendment or Paternity Acknowledgement at these locations.
Bulloch County Health Department
1 West Altman Street
Statesboro, GA 30458
Coffee County Health Department
1111 West Baker Highway
Douglas, GA 31533
Ware County Health Department
604 Riverside Avenue
Waycross, GA 31501
Vital Records are restricted documents and can only be requested by individuals who are eligible to receive them. Photo identification is required.
The fee for a vital records search is $25 for the first certified copy and $5 for each additional copy provided at the same time of service.
Please go to the Georgia Department of Public Health’s vital records website for more detailed information.
For funeral homes needing a disposition permit after office hours, please visit the following website: https://dph.georgia.gov/VitalRecords/partners/deputy-registrars-disposition-permits