Birth & Death Certificates

The Clerk & Recorder's Office issues certified copies of vital records, including birth certificates and death certificates. 

Birth Certificates


We provide certified copies of birth certificates for all live births that occur anywhere in the state of Colorado.

Corrections & Alterations


We cannot modify Vital Records such as Birth certificates (even a correction). People in need of modifications should contact the Colorado Office of Vital Statistics.  To make corrections, find forms in both English and Spanish, and to find State Vital Records contact information here.

Order Through the State of Colorado


You can order Birth Certificates directly through the State Office of Vital Records here.


Order Through the Clerk & Recorder


1. Complete a Request Form:  English   |   Spanish
2. Send all required materials: request form, payment and a form of acceptable identification:

Mail: (U.S. Mail)
Summit County Clerk & Recorder
Attn: Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 1538
Breckenridge, CO  80424

FedEx, UPS or In-Person:
Summit County Clerk & Recorder
Attn: Vital Statistics
208 East Lincoln Avenue
Breckenridge, CO  80424
 
Do not e-mail your request form or ID to protect your Personal Identifiable Information.
 

ID Requirements


Photo Identification is required to prove eligibility to receive copies of Colorado Birth Certificates.  If the decedent did not pass away in Summit County, contact the County Vital Statistics Office where the death occurred.  Additional documentation may be required to prove relationship, depending on the relationship claimed by the requestor between themselves and the registrant named on the record.

Cost


Per Request/Per Registrant:
$17.75 for the first copy
$10.00 for each additional copy

We accept cash, checks or credit/debit cards.  There is an additional convenience charge for all card payments. If additional postal services are requested, customer is responsible for all FedEx, UPS or USPS Priority or Overnight charges. 
 


 

Colorado Death Certificates


We issue certified copies of death certificates only for deaths that occurred in Summit County. Requests may be made by funeral establishments or the general public, but are only fulfilled with appropriate paperwork, payment and to those eligible by law to receive copies. Death records do not become public record until 75 years after the date of death. To obtain a death certificate for a death that occurred in another county, contact that county or the State of Colorado.

Order Through the State of Colorado

You can order Death Certificates directly through the State Office of Vital Records here.



Order Through the Clerk & Recorder

1. Complete a Request Form:  English   |   Spanish
2. Send all required materials: request form, payment and a form of acceptable identification:

Mail: (U.S. Mail)
Summit County Clerk & Recorder
Attn: Chief Deputy Clerk
P.O. Box 1538
Breckenridge, CO  80424

FedEx, UPS or In-Person:
Summit County Clerk & Recorder
Attn: Chief Deputy Clerk
208 East Lincoln Avenue
Breckenridge, CO  80424

Do not e-mail your request form or ID to protect your Personal Identifiable Information.

ID Requirements


Photo Identification is required to prove eligibility to receive copies of Colorado Death Certificates.  Additional documentation may be required to prove relationship, depending on the relationship claimed by the requestor between themselves and the registrant named on the record.

Cost


Per Request/Per Registrant:
$20.00 for the first copy
$13.00 for each additional copy

We accept cash, checks or credit/debit cards.  There is an additional convenience charge for all card payments.