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Birth & Death Certificates

The Taney County Health Department offers same day printing of certified copies of birth and death certificates. We are the local registrar for all births and deaths that occur in Taney County.

Certified copies of birth certificates for a person born in the state of Missouri after 1920 or for a death in the state after 1980 can be obtained from the health department.

The fees charged for Missouri certified birth and death certificates is on a per visit basis.

  • A certified copy of a Missouri birth certificate costs $15.00.
  • A certified copy of a Missouri death certificate costs $13.00 for the first copy and $10.00 for each additional copy at the same visit.
  • Certificates are available at both Branson and Forsyth locations.
  • Cash, personal checks, debit, and credit cards are accepted.
  • Picture identification is required.

Note: Certain restrictions apply.

In order to obtain a birth or death certificate, visit either office location during regular business hours. Find the location nearest you.

Birth Certificates Prior to 1920 and Death Certificates Prior to 1980

For birth certificates prior to 1920 or death certificates prior to 1980, you must contact Bureau of Vital Records at the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

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Forsyth Office:      15479 State Highway 160, Forsyth, MO 65653   Phone: 417-546-4725 or 1-888-707-4725        Fax: 417-546-4727
Branson Office:               320 Rinehart Road, Branson, MO 65616    Phone: 417-334-4544 or 1-888-294-9530        Fax: 417-335-5727

Animal Care & Control Center: 255 Critter Trail, Hollister, MO 65672    Phone: 417-332-0172 Fax: 417-332-2672  Fax: 417-332-2672