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Montana Birth Certificate Apostille

Updated: Jul 13

When you need to apostille a Montana 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 Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. Here's what their website says about obtaining one:

You may order a copy of a Montana Birth/Death Certificate using one of the following services:

  • VitalChek - Order online with your credit card

  • Call toll-free (888) 877-1946 using your credit card. Orders are placed through VitalChek. (Additional fees will apply.)

  • Place an order by mail.

Identification is required for the purchase of a Montana Birth or Death certificate. View the list of suggested Identification.

To place an order by mail:

Fill out and mail the appropriate application and your check or money order to:

Office of Vital Records Department of Public Health and Human Services 111 N Sanders Rm 6 PO BOX 4210 Helena MT 59604

  • Birth Certificate mail in application

  • Death certificate mail in application

Disclaimer: Montana Vital Records current processing time for mailed in requests is 2 to 3 weeks from the date of receipt. This processing time varies depending on staffing and workload. To check on the status of a request, call (406) 444-2685.

Montana Vital Records does not accept credit cards or online orders over the phone. For your convenience, we have partnered with independent companies to provide this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. 1 (888) 877-1946. This charges an additional fee for using their service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa.

The following contact may be used to assist you:

For general questions on how to obtain a birth or death certificate, and individual marriage and divorce information, please contact:

Montana Dept of Public Health and Human Services Office of Vital Records (Note: Applications are not accepted via E-mail.)

Apostille for Montana 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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