Certificate of Stillbirth
Certificate of stillbirth began being filed with the Office July 1, 1911. Learn more about how to locate Certificate of Stillbirth records prior to July 1, 1911 by visiting the Kansas Historical Society website.
Ordering a Certificate of Stillbirth
For additional instructions, click on a linked Ordering Method.
|Ordering Method||Description||Cost||Processing Time|
|Walk-in||Notice: effective August 16th, 2021 the Office of Vital Statistics will be closing the lobby for walk-in customers.||$15 for each certified copy.||Around 15 to 20 minutes provided there is no difficulty in locating the record.|
|Telephone||Call 877-305-8315, available 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.|
Payment made by credit card. Spanish interpreters available.
|$15 for each certified copy plus $13.95 expedited service fee.||Within 3 to 5 business days after receipt in our office.|
(Must Pick up in Office)
|Access the VitalChek website|
Alternately, you may download the app through your device app store. Search for "IKAN" (select IKan - State of Kansas).
Only the applicant can pick up the certificate and will need a current, government issued photo ID. Unvaccinated individuals will need to continue to wear a mask and social distance.
|$15 for each certified copy plus $5 processing fee.||An email will be sent when certificate is ready for pick up. Usually ready the following business day. Do not come to the office until email is received stating certificate is ready to pick up, because your certificate will not be available when you arrive.|
|Regular/Priority Mail||Send request by regular mail or priority mail service.|
Payment made by check or money order.
|$15 for each certified copy.||Dependent upon current request volume - 7 to 10 business days.|
|Amendment and Corrections||To amend/correct certificate of stillbirth.||$15 for amendment or correction of vital record.||Dependent upon current request volume - 3 to 5 weeks.|
Notice Regarding Fees
State law specifies that the initial $15 fee is a five-year record search for a certified copy of stillbirth. One certified copy is issued if the record is found and if not found, the fee is retained. You will receive either the certified copy or a letter explaining the search conducted and that no record was located.