Birth Certificates by State  

STATE OF IOWA
       

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: We are currently unable to obtain birth records from the state of Iowa.  This is due to the policies of that state as they will only provide birth certificates to direct descendants or family members that apply directly to the state offices.

Copies of Birth Certificates for the state of Iowa are provided by the Iowa Department of Health in Des Moines, Iowa. The general information number is 1-515-281-4944 and their address is 321 East 12th Street, 4th Floor, Des Moines, IA 50319.

Iowa states that Birth Certificates are only available to the following individuals:

  • Person Named on the Certificate
  • Mother/Father (or Legal Guardian)
  • Husband/Wife of Person Named on Certificate
  • Son/Daughter of Person Named on Certificate
  • Sister/Brother of Person Named on Certificate
  • Legal Representative of an Authorized Person
  • Individuals with a legitimate and legal reason to search for genealogical purposes   

The state of Iowa has a number of specific requirements.  You MUST provide the following or we will be unable to process your request:

  • Full name of person at birth
  • Date of birth
  • County (or city) of birth
  • Full maiden name of mother
  • Full name of father
  • Your name
  • Your relationship to the person whose certificate you are requesting
  • Your reason for searching for this Document (please select one reason from the dropdown box provided)
  • Any additional information that you think is pertinent


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