You can request a Missouri birth or death certificate from the Kansas City, Missouri Health Department’s (KCHD) Vital Records Office by mail, online, or by calling 1-866-277-9806 and purchase with a credit card through VitalChek. If you or your child received his or her immunizations at our facility, you may also request copies of those records through our office.
Birth and death certificates may be accessed at the primary location at 2400 Troost Ave. Kansas City, Mo. They accept cash, debit, or credit cards. They also accept checks and money orders for mail requests. Please make checks payable to “Vital Records”.
Who may request and receive copies of vital records?
- The primary person named on the vital records.
- A member of the immediate family, including includes wife, husband, son, daughter, mother, father, brother, sister, grandmother, grandfather, grandchild, aunt, uncle, niece and nephew. This does not include cousins.
- Others: guardian who shows guardian paperwork, foster parent who furnish custody papers, step-parent and attorney acting on behalf of the registrant or family.
For more information about Vital Records, including vital records offices in other states, send an email to email@example.com or call 816-513-6309. For Kansas certificates, call 785-296-1400.
Office of Vital Records
2400 Troost Ave., Suite 1000
Kansas City, MO 64108
Office hours: Monday through Friday (except holidays), 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.