Porter County Birth Records

Search for Porter County IN 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 Porter County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Porter County 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. An Indiana birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for an IN 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 Porter County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Beverly Shores Clerk Chesterton IN 500 South Broadway 46304 219-872-0046

Bums Harbor Town Clerk Burns Harbor IN 310 Navajo Trail 46304 219-787-8591

Hebron Town Clerk Hebron IN 106 West Sigler Street 46341 219-996-4641

Porter Clerk Porter IN 303 Franklin Street 46304 219-926-2771

Porter County Clerk Valparaiso IN 16 Lincolnway 46383 219-465-3450


Porter County Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Porter County 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 Porter County 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 Porter County Indiana. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Porter County 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.

Beverly Shores Town Hall Chesterton IN 500 Broadway 46304 219-728-6531

Hebron Town Hall Hebron IN 106 East Sigler Street 46341 219-996-4644

Kouts Town Hall Kouts IN 210 South Main Street 46347 219-766-3312

Portage City Hall Portage IN 6070 Central Avenue 46368 219-762-5425

Valparaiso City Hall Valparaiso IN 166 Lincolnway 46383 219-462-1161

Wanatah Town Hall Kouts IN 104 North Main Street 46347 219-733-2340


Porter County 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 Porter County Indiana, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Porter County 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 Indiana, 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.

Midwest Center for Youth and Families Kouts IN 1012 West Indiana Street 46347 888-629-3471

Porter Regional Hospital Valparaiso IN 85 East US-6 Frontage Road 46383 219-983-8300


The Porter County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the Indiana, Porter County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Porter County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Porter County 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 an Indiana State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Porter County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Porter County Health Department Portage IN 3560 Willowcreek Road 46368 219-759-8239