Obtaining Birth Records

See the Birth Records Research Guide for historical records more than 100 years old.

Utah State Department of Health Bureau of Vital Records

Records for births less than 100 years old.

Office of Vital Records and Statistics
Utah Department of Health
288 North 1460 West
P.O. Box 141012
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1012
Tel. (801) 538-6105 (recorded message)
health.utah.gov/vitalrecords (informatioin and online request)

Salt Lake City

Records for births in Salt Lake City, 1890 to 1950; State of Utah copies, 1951 to present.

Salt Lake Valley Health Department
Vital Records
610 South 200 East, Suite 115
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Tel. (801) 534-4657
www.slvhealth.org (information and request forms)

Salt Lake City (Utah). Office of Vital Statistics Birth records (Salt Lake City, Utah), 1890-1950, 1953 [microfilm]

Family History Library
U.S./Canada Reference
35 North West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Tel. (801) 240-2584

A Salt Lake City Birth Records request form must be completed before asking for the microfilms. The request form is available at the US REF desk on the 2nd floor of the Family History Library. No circulation to Family History Centers. Access to these records requires patron show proof that they are an immediate family member (i.e., spouse, parent, brother, sister, or child/grandchild relationship) or have a letter from a client authorizing them to search for their immediate family member. Staff must supervise photocopying of the material. May only photocopy information on direct ancestors. All other information must be crossed out.

Salt Lake County

Records for births in Salt Lake County, 1890-1911

Salt Lake County Records Management and Archives
admin.slco.org/archives/vital-records.aspx (index and images online)


Records for births in Ogden, 1909 to present; Weber County, 1958 to present; Morgan County, 1993 to present; State of Utah copies, 1951 to present

Weber/Morgan Health Department
Vital Statistics Office
477 23rd St
Ogden, UT 84401
Tel. (801) 399-7134
www.webermorganhealth.org (information and request forms)


Records for births in Logan City, 1905 to present; Box Elder and Rich Counties, 1976 to present. Online requests facilitated with VitalChek service.

Bear River Health Department (BRHD)
Vital Records
655 East 1300 North
Logan, UT 84321
Tel. (435) 792-6500

Utah County

Records for births in Utah County,1905 to present; State of Utah copies, 1951 to present.

Utah County Health Department
Vital Records
151 South University Avenue, Suite 1100
Provo, UT 84601
Tel. (801) 851-7005
www.utahcountyonline.org (information and request forms)

Page Last Updated August 4, 2014.