Birth and Death Certificates

For all transactions, we accept cash, check, money order and credit or debit cards.

Although it is a slightly more expensive option, you may also order birth or death certificates online through

Birth and Death Certificates are issued Monday through Friday from 8:30am - 4:15pm.

Birth Certificates

Birth Certificate Application

Out of State?

Death Certificates


**Please note: Only certain people may obtain a death certificate. They are not public records until 50 years after death. An ID is required and any documentation showing entitlement (i.e.: insurance policy, vehicle title, loan agreements, etc.).

Death Certificate Application

Still have questions?

Please call us at (615) 898-7780 or visit the State of Tennessee's website here.