District of Columbia Birth Records

Search for District of Columbia DC birth records. A birth records search contains information on proof of identity, proof of citizenship, name of the baby, date and time of birth, parental information, applying for a Social Security number, passport applications, name changes, receiving governmental benefits, requesting a birth certificate, applying for a birth certificate, and conducting genealogical research.


The District of Columbia Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like District of Columbia birth records. These birth records include birth certificates that list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. A District of Columbia birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for a DC driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services. Other birth records include demographic records on birth, which are useful for researchers, as well as records on birth that can be used for District of Columbia genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

District Of Columbia Clerk Washington DC 430 E Street Northwest 20001 360-577-3016


District of Columbia Hospitals provide a variety of medical services to patients of all ages, including labor and delivery services. When a baby is born at a Hospital in District of Columbia District of Columbia, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial District of Columbia birth certificates which list the baby's name, date of birth, weight and length, and the Hospital's name, as well as information about the parents. These ceremonial birth certificates cannot act as legal proof of identity in District of Columbia, but they may be a valuable source of information on an individual's birth. Hospitals also maintain demographic information on babies born at their facility, which may be accessible to researchers.

11th Medical Group Washington DC 1001 G Street Northwest 20001 202-660-0005

Children's National Medical Center Washington DC 111 Michigan Avenue Northwest 20010 202-476-5000

George Washington University Hospital Washington DC 900 23rd Street Northwest 20037 202-715-4000

George Washington University Hospital Washington DC 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest 20037 202-715-4000

Georgetown University Hospital Washington DC 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest 20007 202-444-2000

Howard University Cancer Center Washington DC 041 Georgia Avenue, Nw, Suite 220, NW 20060 202-806-7697

Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC Washington DC 2041 Georgia Avenue Northwest 20059 202-865-6100

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Washington DC 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest 20007 202-444-2000

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Washington DC 110 Irving Street Northwest 20010 202-877-7000

National Rehabilitation Hospital Washington DC 102 Irving Street Northwest 20010 202-877-1000

Providence Hospital Washington DC 1150 Varnum Street Northeast 20017 202-854-7000

Psychiatric Institute of Washington, The Washington DC 4228 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest 20016 202-885-5600

Sibley Memorial Hospital Washington DC 5255 Loughboro Road Northwest 20016 202-537-4000

Universal Health Services Washington DC 3230 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast 20020 202-583-1189

Veterans Affairs Medical Center Washington DC 50 Irving Street Northwest 20422 202-745-8000

Walter Reed Army Medical Center: Dean Robert MD Washington DC 6900 Georgia Avenue Northwest 20012 202-782-6406


The District of Columbia Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the District of Columbia, District of Columbia , or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining District of Columbia vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These District of Columbia public records, which act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. Birth certificates may be required to apply for a District of Columbia State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for District of Columbia genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Columbia Health Department Washington DC 825 North Capitol Street Northeast 20002 202-671-5000

Washington Health Department Washington DC 899 North Capitol Street Northeast 20002 202-442-5955


District of Columbia Archives preserve documents of historic significance, sometimes as part of a larger library collection or a private collection. Local jurisdictions may also maintain their own Archives to store documents related to the area, which can include District of Columbia birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in District of Columbia District of Columbia. Birth records may include the name of the baby, the date and time of birth, the location of birth, and the identity of the parents. Archives may provide online access to some of their birth records.

District of Columbia Recruiting and Records Archive Washington DC 2000 14th Street Northwest 20009 202-442-9700

District of Columbia Vital Records Archive Washington DC 825 North Capitol Street Northeast 20002 202-671-5000

United States Government National Archive Washington DC Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest 20001 202-357-5110

Washington American Catholic Archive Washington DC 620 Michigan Avenue Northeast 20064 202-319-5065

Washington DC Archive Washington DC 3015 4th Street Northeast 20017 202-269-2561

Washington DC Data Archive Washington DC 304 C Street Northeast 20002 202-546-6653

Washington DC National Archive Washington DC 700 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest 20408 202-357-5222

Washington DC Postal Records Archive Washington DC 100 Indiana Avenue Northwest 20001 202-393-4695

Washington DC Public Records Archive Washington DC 1300 Naylor Court Northwest 20001 202-671-1105

Washington DC Vital Records Archive Washington DC 899 North Capitol Street Northeast 20002 202-442-9303

Washington Smithsonian Institution Archive Washington DC 600 Maryland Avenue Southwest 20024 202-633-1000


District of Columbia Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like District of Columbia birth records. Birth certificates, for example, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, and they also provide personal information about the parents. These District of Columbia public records act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and they may be required to apply for government services, receive a Social Security number, or apply for a driver's license or passport in District of Columbia District of Columbia. Town and City Halls may also maintain other District of Columbia birth records, such as demographic records for the entire municipality, which may be useful for researchers, and historical birth records that can be used for genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may provide online request forms for birth certificates on its website.

Washington City Hall Washington DC 950 24th Street Northwest 20052