Jackson County Health Department

THE JACKSON COUNTY MISSOURI
HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Managed and operated by
Truman Medical Centers

313 S. Liberty
Independence, MO 64050

Information & Appointments:
816.404-6415

FAX:
816.404-6418

Mr. R. James Kelly
Director
Jackson County Health Department

Mike Sanders
Jackson County Executive



ALERTS...
Important health alerts for residents of Jackson County, Missouri. 


Ebola Fact Sheet

Arthritis Workshops Available - Call 816-404-8429 for more information

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Birth & Death Certificates

Birth and Death Certificates

  • Independence Location Only
  • Call 404-6419 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Mon - Fri)
  • Birth Certificates

    • You may obtain a birth certificate for yourself or any family member (except a cousin) if you were born anywhere in the state of Missouri after 1920. The fee is $15.00 each.
  • Death Certificates

    • You may obtain a death certificate if the person passed away anywhere in Missouri after 1980. The fee is $13.00 for the first copy, $10.00 for additional copies obtained at that time.  
  • How To Obtain Certificates 

    • In person - Same day service is available to walk-in customers. Complete an application and pay the required fee.
      Applicants Must Show Identification When Requesting Certified Copies of a Vital Record

    • By Mail - Certificates can be obtained through the mail and are normally sent out the same day that applications are received.
      Mail-in Requests Must Be Notorized By An Acceptable Notary Public

      Please mail your completed application/request form for birth or death certification along with a stamped self-addressed envelope, and a check or money order (payable to Jackson County Health Department) to:
    Jackson County Health Department
    Vital Records
    313 S. Liberty
    Independence, MO 64050
  • Contact Us

    • For further information, please contact our Registrar at 816-404-6419 or click on the link below for email correspondence.
    • E-mail our registrar...