Virginia birth certificates are issued from the Richmond Bureau of Vital Statics.
Copies are available for purchase from Department of Motor Vehicles locations.
Virginia Vital Records
All birth certificates are issued from the Richmond Bureau of Vital Statistics. Please call 804-662-6200 for more information.
Virginia Vital Records issues certified copies of Virginia birth certificates, which are typically acceptable for passport, social security, employment, personal identification and other legal purposes.
Certified copies of Virginia vital records (birth, death, marriage, and divorce) are available for purchase at all full service DMV locations, which include DMV customer service centers and DMV 2 Go mobile offices.