© St. Louis City
Recorder of Deeds

Birth Records
open 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. weekdays
See Hours and Holidays
for restrictions

City Hall, Room 127
1200 Market Street
Saint Louis
Missouri 63103

Completed Form and Payment due in advance of Birth Record services.
Please do not call or
E-mail for record look-ups. Please do not E-mail
record requests.


Adoption Records
Genealogy and
Historical Research
Birth Records
Business and
Non-Profit Records
Campaign Finance and Election
Cemetery Records
Death Records
French and
Spanish Colonial
Home School Declarations
Land Records
Copies of
Deeds, Liens, Subdivision Plats; Structure History
Marriage Records
License Issuance
and Copies
Orphanage and
Institution Records
Registration and
Licensing Records
and Bottlers Records

Free Recording of
Military Discharge
Wills and
Probate Records



Missouri Birth Certificate Fees
and Payment Method


  • Non-Refundable $15.00
    per copy request
  • Mail-In Customers Add 50¢ for
    return mail if you do not provide

Payment Method

What Do I Get for $15.00?

  • 5-Year Search:
    2 years before and
    2 years after Date of Birth
    provided by customer on Application for the name provided by customer.
  • When a record is found:
    Your payment is used as a Copy Fee and you will be issued one Certified Copy of the record.
  • When a record is not found:
    Your payment is used as a Search Fee.








Money Saving Tip
You may be able to
Avoid Search Fees by using
Missouri State Archives

Free 1910 to 1959
Missouri Death Certificate Database

To Verify Birth Date and Place


Missouri Secretary of State Certification, Authentication,
and Apostille
(authentication of a Missouri Birth Certificate for use in foreign country)
Old Post Office Building
815 Olive Street, Room 210
St. Louis, Missouri 63101
Birth Record for a person born a U.S. citizen outside the U.S.
U.S. Department of State
Vital Records Section
1111 19th Street N.W., #510, Washington, D.C. 20524
Name Change Petitions
are filed with the Circuit Court

Name Change Petition Forms
available @ Law Library,
Civil Courts Bldg, 8th Floor
10 N. Tucker
St. Louis, Missouri 63101
Renew Driver's License and
Motor Vehicle Plates,
Obtain State ID Card,
Update Voter Registration

@ Collector of Revenue's
Motor Vehicle Fee Office
City Hall, Room 111
1200 Market Street
St. Louis, Missouri 63103
Missouri Driver's License
and Identification Card