Application process: North dakota

Identification process in North dakota

The Health Department of North dakota requires applicants, once they have completed and signed the application form, to prove their identity by including a photocopy of their ID.

Acceptable document of identification are:

Provide one (1) of the following identification documents:

  • Photo driver's license
  • State Id
  • Us/Foreign Passport
  • Permanent Resident Card (green card)
OR

Provide two (2) of the following identification documents:

  • Utility bills
  • Bank Statement
  • Vehicle registration
  • Income tax return
  • Paycheck stub with imprinted information
  • Signed Social Security card

Who may apply for birth or death certificate?

Please see the following list of person authorized to order a vital record:

Birth
  • Person on records
  • Child
  • Parent
  • Spouse
  • Sibling
  • Grand child
  • Grand parent
  • Legal guardian
Death
  • Child
  • Parent
  • Spouse
  • Sibling
  • Grand child
  • Grand parent
  • Legal representative

Please note: If you can provide documentation of legal interest, or if you are holding a Power of Attorney from the person on record, you are eligible to request the vital record for that person.

How Long Will Birth Certificate Delivery Take?

It will take about 7 to 15 business days to get your birth certificate.The state needs ample time to process the number of inquiries they receive. Delays may vary depending on the volume being processed.

How Long Will Death Certificate Delivery Take?

It will take about 7 to 15 business days to get your birth certificate.The state needs ample time to process the number of inquiries they receive. Delays may vary depending on the volume being processed.

How Can I Pay For My Birth Certificate Application?

The State of North dakota accepts the following payment:

Please address this payment to: ND Department of Health

North dakota State Fee: $9

This fee will change if you order more than one copy or request rush processing.