East Central Health of Georgia

East Central Health District

The Vital Records Office closed temporarily effective Monday, March 23, 2020.

The State of Georgia has declared a State of emergency in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Vital Records Office will be closed temporarily to the public effective Monday, March 23, 2020.

Online Process

You can order official, certified Georgia (GA) vital certificates online; quickly and securely by visiting:


The East Central Health District, through a partnership with VitalChek Network, Inc., has made it possible to request vital records online by using your credit card. An additional fee will be charged by VitalChek Network, Inc. for using this service, all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa.

Mail In Process

Please use the following forms for requesting Death and Birth certificates through the mail.

Mail your request to:  Richmond County Health Department

1916 North Leg Road

Augusta, GA 30909


For more information visit us online at www.ecphd.com or call 706-667-4335.


Death Certificate Request Form

Birth Certificate Request Form