Birth/Death Certificates

We can issue certified birth certificates (Abstracts or Image Copies) to anyone born in the State of Ohio. We can issue certified death certificates only to people who died in the city limits of Marietta. Our birth and death records begin in 1908 to present. Certified copies are $25.00 each. Non-certified copies are no longer available.

Certified copies may be obtained by one of the following ways:

Method #1: In-Person

Come to our office between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, M-F.

304 Putnam Street
Marietta, Ohio
Marietta, OH 45750

Method #2: Download/Send Forms

Complete an application for either birth or death certificate. Make sure to include:

  • Full name
    (include maiden name if married)
  • Date of birth or death
  • Parents’ names if known
  • Check for $25.00 made payable to the “City of Marietta”
  • Self addressed stamped envelope

Mail to:

 Marietta/Belpre Health Department
304 Putnam Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Method #3: Online Forms

Online requests through an independent company, VitalChek Network, Inc., are available at

An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®.

Make sure that you select our office, Marietta City Health Dept., 304 Putnam St., Marietta, OH.  Requests received online are processed the same day.

Family History Research

Family history research is also available. Depending on the number of records you are requesting, it may be necessary to leave the list and you will be notified when the research is completed.

Any questions, please call Vital Statistics @ (740) 373-0611 Ext. 2305.

Registrar - Sandra Hickey

Marietta City Health Department
304 Putnam St.
Marietta, OH 45750
(740) 373-0611 x 2305