24885 Hwy 254, Hermitage, Missouri 65668
Ph: (417) 745-2138 Fax: 417-745-2400
Office hours: M-F 8-11:30 am & 12:30-5 pm

Vital Records

Birth and Death Certificates

The Hickory Country Health Department offers same day printing of certified copies of birth and death certificates. We are the local registrar for all births and deaths that occur in Hickory County, and can provide you with certified copies of birth certificates for a person born in the state of Missouri after 1920 or for a death in the state after 1980.

The fees charged for Missouri certified birth and death certificates are on a per visit basis.

  • A certified copy of a Missouri birth certificate costs $15.00.
  • A certified copy of a Missouri death certificate costs $13.00 for the first copy and $10.00 for each additional copy at the same visit.
  • Only cash or personal checks are accepted.
  • Picture identification is required.

Click here to download the certificate application and print it out. Fill in the needed information, and return it to our office.

Please note: for out of state requests, you will need to apply to the appropriate state vital records department.  To find the appropriate department, click here or contact our office.