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Mississippi Birth Certificate Apostille

When you need to apostille a Mississippi birth certificate, you will need to make sure to have a certified copy of the vital record beforehand. If you need to order one, your best bet is to go through the Mississippi State Department of Health. Here's what their website says about obtaining one:

You can order birth certificates, death certificates and marriage records on-line, by mail, phone or in person by visiting our Vital Records office.

Birth certificates cost $17, with a $6 fee for additional copies of the same record.

Order Copies of Birth Certificates On-Line

Available through a private records service for an additional fee; payable by credit card

Order Birth Certificates by Mail

Payable by check or money order

Order Birth Certificates in Person

Our Vital Records office in Ridgeland, MS is open for customer service Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Order Birth Certificates by Phone

Phone orders are placed through a private records service for a small additional fee; payment is by credit card. To order by phone, call our Vital Records office at 601-206-8200.

Call our Vital Records office at 601-206-8200 or send e-mail to

The MSDH Vital Records division maintains Mississippi birth and death records from November, 1912 to the present.

Apostille for Mississippi Birth Certificate

There is no margin for error with the Authentication or Apostille process. If mistakes are made, both your time and money will be wasted and you'll have to start all over again. If you want to look into outsourcing this part of preparing to studying abroad to someone with experience, please email me at or call 848-467-7740 to request my services or learn more.

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