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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 Newport News City 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.
Processing times, fees, and wait times vary by location. To ensure you receive the documents you need, it is recommended that you fill out all required documents before visiting Newport News City Health Department. We also suggest arriving early to avoid long lines. You will likely need to provide a government-issued photo ID and a utility bill or mortgage statement verifying your address, along with your completed application form.
Some vital records offices will issue your certificate copy on the same day. Others will mail it to the address you provide on your application. However, you can use this website to check your officeРІР‚™s processing times.