• MEETING CANCELED: The July 24 Board of Health meeting has been canceled. The next meeting will be held Wednesday, August 28. 
  • Public Health will not be administering tuberculosis skin tests until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Birth & Death Records

We provide certified copies of birth and death certificates for residents. We also process birth data for the entire state; and death data for El Paso County.

El Paso County Public Health does not accept online credit card orders. For your convenience, you can process online requests through VitalChek Network Inc. VitalChek Network Inc. can be reached online or by phone at (866) 687-1463. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service; American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa are accepted.

Note that proof of relationship and a valid photo ID are required to process all requests. Any documents presented for the purpose of establishing identity or relationship must be fully intact and easy to read.

In Person or By Mail

  • Visit the Vital Records office
  • PRINT a BIRTH certificate application (English)
  • PRINT a DEATH certificate application (English)
  • PRINT a BIRTH certificate application (Spanish)
  • PRINT a DEATH certificate application (Spanish)


  • Note that fees are paid on a "per visit" basis
  • First copy of birth certificate: $20; each additional copy of birth certificate (on the same order) $13
  • First copy of death certificate: $20; each additional copy of death certificate (on the same order) $13

For Birth and Death Records Outside El Paso County

Regular hours are Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. *with exceptions* 

See 2019 schedule for exceptions.