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Vital records office offerings may be limited by date and type of certificate. If you need a copy of a birth certificate, death certificate, marriage certificate, or divorce certificate, contact Effingham Health Department before you apply to make sure they can assist you. If they cannot provide the documents that you require, you will need to use our directory to choose a different vital records office in your state.
If you plan to visit Effingham Health Department to apply for your vital records, keep in mind that processing and wait times and application fees may be different at each office. For optimal results, arrive at Effingham Health Department right after they open and be sure to complete your local application form beforehand. In most cases, you will be required to show your driverРІР‚™s license or state-issued photo ID and proof of your address as well.
Each state has its own vital record issuance policies. So you may receive your certificate copies by mail or in-person at your appointment. To determine your expected wait time, check this website.