If their job is to make getting a copy of your birth certificate as much of a headache as possible, then I guess they’re doing their jobs very well.
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Before you apply for copies of your vital records, check to make sure that Richland Parish Vital Records offers the services you require. Not every office provides copies of birth certificate, death certificate, marriage certificate, and divorce certificates, and date ranges may be limited. Contact Richland Parish Vital Records to see what services they offer and select a different vital records office from our directory if necessary.
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 Richland Parish Vital Records. 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.
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.