Vital Records - Scott County Health Department...
and Death Records and Certificates
Vital Records Section of the Scott County Health Department started keeping
records in February 1882. There are no records in Indiana before that time.
The Indiana State Department of Health in Indianapolis started keeping records
in October 1907.
Records can be obtained from our office, on a walk in basis, Monday through
Friday (except legal Holidays),
a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
requires an applicant requesting a birth or death certificate, whether by mail
or in person, be required to show one form of identification containing the
applicant's signature. A driver's license is preferred or you may use a tax
return, social security card, library card, fishing license or credit card.
Mail orders please include a photo copy of your driver's license.
Certified copy of birth certificates effective
May 1, 2006
Certified copy of death certificates
Certified copy of birth certificates wallet/laminated
to qualify to receive an official birth certificate...(Click here).
This office has records for Scott County only.
Health Department will conduct a genealogy search on Scott County birth
and death records for $3.00 per name. You will receive a typed genealogy
information sheet of any information found on record. We may not be able to
provide same day service for this request.
Personal checks are not accepted.*
* Do not send cash in the mail.*
on Birth or Death Record Request Form (below) if you wish to print a copy and
mail your request.
an option for more information:
Open Records Law - IC 5-14-3 Frequently
Birth Record Request
Death Record Request Form