Tri-County Health Department issues legal, certified
birth and death certificates
Certified birth and death certificates are legal documents that are printed on forgery-resistant
safety paper with watermarks, raised engraving, background
security patterns and a unique certificate identification number.
Please note that hospital baby footprint certificates cannot be used as a legal document.
To Order In-Person:
Receive a certificate within 5-15 minutes by visiting our administration office:
6162 South Willow Drive, Suite 100
Greenwood Village, CO 80111-5114
Phone: 720-200-1401 (Map)
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
In-person payments can be made by cash, check, money order or credit cards, including MasterCard, Visa or Discover cards. American Express is not accepted.
The administration office is a 3-story brown brick building one block east of I-25, and between Orchard Road and Arapahoe Road. It backs up to Yosemite Street and is located 1 block north of the Arapahoe Light Rail Station Garage on the east side of I-25. (Map)
Bus: # 27, #65, #66, #77, #105, T, AT
Light Rail: Arapahoe Station E, F
To Order Online Through VitalChek:
Click this link to go to our third-party online orders website, available 24-hours a day. Note: An additional $10 credit card processing is charged by VitalChek Network for online orders.
To Order By Mail:
Click below to download and complete a birth or death certificate application. Then, send it by mail with a check or money order, along with a photocopy of the requestor's ID.
• Birth Certificate Order Form
• Death Certificate Order Form
• Solicitud de Certificado de Nacimiento
• Solicitud de Certificado de Muerte
We can issue certified birth certificates for anyone born in any Colorado county.
$17.75 first copy,
and $10 each for each additional copy of same name if ordered at the same time.
Fax orders: $10 credit card fee will be added. Expedited FedEx shipping is available for mail orders for an additional
Certificates and Fees:
We can only issue certified death certificates for deaths that occurred any year in Adams, Arapahoe and
Copies can also be ordered through the funeral home making arrangements. Death certificates for a veteran of the armed forces can receive one free Veterans Administration office copy.
Fees are $20 for the first copy, $13 for each additional copy of the same name if ordered at the same time. Expedited FedEx shipping is available for mail orders for an additional
Who Can Order:
• The person named on the birth record
• Members of the immediate family (Proof of relationship is required)
• Legal representatives of those named above
• Others demonstrating a direct and tangible interest in the record
•The person's full name as it appears on the birth record
• Date and place of birth
• Parent's names along with mother's full maiden name
• Purpose for the copy
• Applicant's relationship to the person on the certificate
• Applicant's signature
• Payment for the number of copies requested
• Photocopy of the requestor's valid identification
files can be viewed and printed
with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.