The requirements to obtain a certified birth certificate are as follows: Must have following relationship to the applicant :
Self, Parent, Legal Guardian, Grand-Parent, Adult Brother or Sister, Adult Child, Spouse, or Legal Representative
Must have valid ID (click here for ID Requirements Form)
If requested by mail, we will require a copy of your valid ID
$25 search fee which includes one certified copy and $5 fee for each additional copies purchased at the same time.
Our office accepts local checks, cash, money orders, or cashiers checks only.
Full name of child, date of birth, county of birth, mother's maiden name and mother's date of birth
Telephone number and return address
Fill out and print out this form: (click here for the Form)
Mail to Emanuel County Vital Records, P.O. Box 70, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401
If you receive a document stating "No Record On File" then you do not have a birth certificate and you will need to follow the directions to file for a delayed birth certificate that may be found by clicking here.