by rosalinda (578 Posts), Thu Apr 03, 2008 10:00 pm
Okay, I found out that for stillbirths prior to January 2008, you have to mail in your certificate request to the State Office of Vital Records with a fee of $20 per copy requested. I mailed in my form today, let's see how long it takes to get my certificates in the mail....[?]
Thanks for the update! I just went to the State Office of Vital Records web site, filled out the simple form, and I'm mailing it in with the fee tomorrow. I was glad to see that certificates of still birth are set forth on the web site as one of the documents a person can get.
I received my certificate today - about 4 weeks to get it. I'm very pleased - it looks a lot like my son's birth certificate, but says "certifiate of still birth" on the top. It was nice to finally do this, after following the process the legislation went through and even speaking at a committee hearing.