How To Get An Out Of State Birth Certificate
You still have to follow state guidelines even when you order online. You may have to send in additional documents such as a signed release or driver's license to verify your identity. Many sites allow you to fax or mail these documents instead of transmitting them over the internet. Unfortunately, you can't get free copies of birth certificates anywhere - not even online. Because all states charge for these records, there is no way a third party website can get them to you for free. Because of this, plan to spend at least $25.00 to order a birth certificate online.
Storage of important documents is important. As stated above, never leave the original in your home. It is safer in a fire-proof, damage-proof safe deposit box and less prone to theft as well. Guard your identification papers carefully in all cases, and lessen the risk of having your identity stolen. Obtain an official copy of all of your important documents, safeguarding them all in the aforementioned safe deposit box.