Vital Statistics

Birth and Death Records

The Vital Statistics Registrar is responsible for recording all births and deaths in Shelby County. Records are available dating back to December 1908.

Birth & Death Records


Beginning May 3, 2023 you may request and pay for Certified Copies of Vital Records by Clicking Here!



To make it easier for you to request birth and death certificates, a form has been provided on this page for you to print. Fill out the form, mail with required fee in the form of a money order (checks will not be accepted) made payable to the Sidney-Shelby County Health Department, along with a self addressed stamped envelope. Mail to:

Sidney-Shelby County Health Department
202 West Poplar Street
Sidney OH 45365

Birth and Death Certificate Request Form

You can now obtain a birth certificate at our office for all counties within the state of Ohio.

Credit and debit cards now accepted.  Convenience fees apply.