Birth and Death Certificates

The cost is $25.00 each for Certified Birth/Death Certificates.


Records on file are from 1908 to present; earlier records are located at the Sandusky County Courthouse. At this health department, certificates are provided on demand if arriving in person. Certificates requested via US Mail have same day turn around.

All birth records from the state of Ohio are available at the Sandusky County Health Department.


To obtain a copy of a certified birth or death certificate by mail, you may send a letter of request with a S. A. S. E. (Self Addressed Stamped Envelope), and a check made payable to the Sandusky County Health Department to:


Sandusky County Health Department

Vital Statistics

2000 Countryside Drive

Fremont, Ohio 43420

Links of Interest:

For vital records through the state of Ohio:


Passport information:


Vital records through any other US state/territory

(source: National Center for Health Statistics)


Directory of all health departments in the state of Ohio

(source: Ohio Department of Health or ODH)

Sandusky County Public Health can be contacted 24 hours a day in the event of an after-hours public health emergency. 

After hours call the Sandusky County Sheriff’s Dispatch at 419-334-6433 and ask to speak to a Public Health Official.

Public health emergencies could include:

An immediate environmental health hazard (e.g. drinking water contamination)

An infectious disease of immediate public health concern

(a Class A reportable disease, which requires disease reporters to contact the health department immediately by phone)

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