Monroe County, Alabama – Birth Certificates and Death Records
Arguably one of the finest and most effective institutions of its kind in the county, the Alabama Department of Public Health excels at many tasks, but is the best at one: the providing of Vital Records for persons of the state of Alabama. Whether you are looking for your birth certificate to get a new state identification card because you lost your old one, or you need to access the death record of a deceased relative, the ADPH will be able to directly facilitate your request.
However, that doesn’t mean that these records are viewable by anyone online: you have to have a specific level of clearance and access to view them. This is because these kinds of records and be used for a wide variety of different things, and due to privacy concerns, the ADPH forces you to demonstrate you are who you say you are before you can get them.
Also, to cover a variety of costs that are incurred by the organization, the first copy of a birth certificate or a death record will run $15.00, and every copy you want to get after that is a charge of $6.00.
To view all of the regulations that surround birth records for Monroe County, Alabama, then view this ADPH link: http://adph.org/vitalrecords/index.asp?id=1559. Here, you can see specific exemptions, as well as find the form to request a birth certificate. Similarly, this link – http://adph.org/vitalrecords/index.asp?id=1560 – will take you to the page version that deals with death certificates and death records.