Certificates of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth
of the stillborn fetus were not included on the Certificate of Fetal
Death until 2006; therefore, the mother/parent or father/parent listed
on the record may indicate on the Death Application form the name to be
added on the Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth, provided
that, if a name is indicated, it must be the same as the name on file
with the department, if any. If the names are different, the name
originally filed with the department will be printed on the Certificate
of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth.
Who Can Order a Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth?
parent may obtain a Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth by
completing and signing a death certificate application. The notation "Certificate of
Birth Resulting in Stillbirth" should be written in Part 2, Intended Use
of Certified Copy.
Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth Fees
- The first certificate is available at no charge.
- There is a $20 fee for each additional copy requested.
- The fee may be waived for the dependent of an individual who served or is currently serving in the armed forces.
Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth Ordering Information
of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth are only issued from our main office
located in New Castle; however, you can request a copy in person,
following the instructions below.
- BY MAIL – Complete an online Death Certificate Application or to print a Death
Certificate Application to request a copy of a Certificate of Birth
Resulting in Stillbirth. The notation "Certificate of Birth Resulting in
Stillbirth" should be written in Part 2, Intended Use of Certified
Copy. Completed and signed applications with ID and payment should be
mailed to the Division of Vital Records, P.O. Box 1528, New Castle, PA
16103. Fee may be waived for armed forces members. Be sure to include a valid email address to receive
an email acknowledgement that your application was received.
- include a legible photocopy of your valid government-issued photo ID
that verifies your name and current mailing address. Examples include a
state-issued driver's license or non-driver photo ID. Expired IDs cannot
be accepted. If the address has been changed, include copy of the
update card. If possible, enlarge photo ID on copier by at least 150
percent. If you do not have acceptable photo identification, an eligible
requestor possessing a valid government-issued photo ID may apply;
otherwise, you may submit a completed Statement from Requestors Not
Possessing Acceptable Government-Issued Photo ID with two acceptable documents verifying your current address.
– Include a check or money order made out to VITAL RECORDS for the
exact amount of your order. Fee may be waived for armed forces
dependents. We do not accept cash or credit cards. If cash is submitted
with your application, it will be returned, causing additional delays.
- PROCESSING - Click Current Processing Times for the most up-to-date processing information.
PERSON at a public office. Although you can make the request in person,
the certified copy will be issued and mailed from our main office
located in New Castle. Click on Public Offices for locations and other information.