How long will it take?

Service

Processing Time
(as of 11/09/2023)

Request for Certificate - In Person1

Same Day

Request for Certificate - By Mail1

4 weeks

Request for Certificate – Online1

2 weeks

Adoptions

6 months

Birth Amendments Over the Age of 1

7 months

Birth Amendments Under the Age of 12

1 month

Court Ordered Paternity

10 months

Court Ordered Name Change

7 months

Death Amendments2

2 weeks

Divorce Amendment2

1 month

Marriage Amendments2

1 month

Voluntary Acknowledgments of Paternity

9 months

   

1 that requires no changes to a vital record

2 granted the record is on file