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How long will it take?



Processing Time

Request for Certificate¹ – In Person

Most requests will be completed while you wait

Request for Certificate¹ – By Mail

6 weeks²

Request for Certificate¹ – By Mail (expedited)

2 days²

Acknowledgement of Paternity

2 months


4 months

Birth Amendment

3 months

Court Ordered Name Change

3 months

Death Amendment

3 months

Delayed Registration

3 months

Marriage Amendment

3 months

Divorce Amendment

3 months

¹The event must have occurred more than 45 days prior to request

²This does not include delivery time.