Birth/ Death Certificates


Birth Certificate Office

Location: 222 St. Louis Street in City Hall
(First Floor in Clerk of Court's Office)
Phone: (225) 389-5277
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Payment must be made by cash or credit card.


The East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court’s Office is now offering the availability of Birth and Death Certificates at our Downtown location in City Hall only. Certificates are available on a walk-in basis only. No appointment is necessary.

Please note that we only have access to Death Certificates from June 2012 forward. Those needing older death records must contact the Vital Records Office in New Orleans.

We are glad to offer this convenient service to our customers in East Baton Rouge Parish. The application form and informational sheets with all requirements and fees may be accessed through these links:

Printable Birth/Death Certificate Application with Fees

May be filled out online.


Information Forms on Eligibility


Identification Requirements