Taos County Birth Records

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

Red River Clerk Red River NM 100 E MAIN St 87558 575-754-2944

Taos County Clerk Taos NM 105 Albright Street 87571 575-737-6380


Taos 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 Taos County New Mexico, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Taos 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 New Mexico, 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.

Holy Cross Hospital Taos NM 1397 Weimer Road 87571 800-755-6236


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

New Mexico State Health Department Taos NM 1400 Weimer Road 87571 575-758-2073

Taos Health Department Taos NM 224 Cruz Alta Road 87571 575-758-5934


Taos County 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 Taos County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in Taos County New Mexico. 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.

Taos Police Records Archive Taos NM 107 Civic Plaza Drive 87571 575-758-7535