The Vital Records Division is responsible for providing certified birth and death records. Records may only be obtained for persons who were born or died after 1910. Proper identification is required.

Birth and death records can be obtained by mail. Please contact Vital Records for details.  Download Form for directions.

Birth and Death Records
1145 W. 5th Ave.
Gary, Indiana 46402
(219) 882-1113
(219) 882-1114

Acceptable forms of Identification:

  • Driver’s License
  • Picture ID

Fees:

  • Birth Records – $15
  • Death Records – $12
  • Amended Affidavit – $35
  • Paternity Upon Marriage Affidavit – $35
  • Paternity Affidavit – $30