For a copy of a Louisiana birth certificate, please print and complete the appropriate form, enclose a copy of a valid government issued photo ID, and send a money order or check to the name and address below. By Louisiana law, birth certificates have restricted access to family members and their legal representatives.
Louisiana Vital Records Registry
PO Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160
If you would like to order a copy of a birth over 100 years old contact the Louisiana State Archives at the following address:
Louisiana State Archives
3851 Essen Lane
PO Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125
Records for City of New Orleans are available since 1892.
Cost: $9.00 (Card), $15.00 (Certificate) (since July 1914)