Vital Statistics Services

Birth Certificates

Births in Ohio only

Death Certificates

Deaths that occur in Gallia County only


Birth or Death Certificates

The fee for a certified copy is $25.00 for each copy.

Accepted forms of payment are Cash, Money Order, and Debit/Credit Cards.

Personal Checks are not accepted

How To Obtain Copies of Birth/Death Certificates

Mail In Letter
ODH Gateway
VitalChek Website

Mail In Letter

Enclose completed application (below), cash or money order, and self-addressed stamped envelope.

Application for Certified Birth/Death Certificates

Mail To

Gallia County General Health District
499 Jackson Pike, Suite D 
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Ohio Department of Health Online Gateway

Online Ordering - Birth, death and paternity affidavit orders can be placed online with no additional fees. 

Processing Time

Please allow up to three (3) weeks. 

For faster service, contact an Ohio city or county health department. 

Please Note

Rush orders are not available through this service, and orders cannot be cancelled once they are submitted.

Click here to begin the online order process


The Gallia County Health Department does not complete online orders.

However for your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you with this service: VitalChek Network Inc.

All major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard®, and Visa®.

Other internet vendors are not authorized by Gallia County Health Department and may charge additional fees without providing state-approved services. Neither Gallia County Health Department nor VitalChek have control over the services and fees other internet vendors offer and charge, nor can we guarantee the confidentiality of any vital record data provided to vendors other than VitalChek.

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