The Health Center is the Local Registrar for all births and deaths that occur in Cape Girardeau County. The Health Center can issue certified copies of birth certificates for anyone born in the State of Missouri after 1920. If you were born in another state, you must contact that state office. The Health Center can issue certified copies of death certificates for anyone dying in the State of Missouri after 1980.
Certified copies of other years of birth or death can be obtained from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Website in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Click HERE to download Application for Copy of Birth Certification
Click HERE to download Application for Copy of Death Certification
Mail-in requests must be notarized by an acceptable notary public.
FEE MUST ACCOMPANY APPLICATION
Application must be mailed to and make MONEY ORDER payable to:
CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER
P.O. Box 1839
1121 Linden St.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63702
Please send a self addressed stamped envelope.