Acceptable forms of payment for mail orders are checks or money orders. Send a completed application, legible copy of ID, a self-addressed, stamped envelope, and check or money order payable to the DIVISION OF VITAL RECORDS to the Division of Vital Records, P.O. Box 68760, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-0036.
All major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa® when placing an Internet order.
The Prince George’s County Health Department issues birth certificates for anyone born in the State of Maryland AFTER 1939 and issues death certificates for individuals who died in Maryland AFTER 2015.
Individuals born prior to 1939 and who died prior to 2015 should contact the Maryland Department of Health's Vital Statistics Administration at 410-764-3038.