The Washington Parish Clerk of Court has access to birth
records for Louisiana only. This is a walk in service only.
Birth Certificates: Individuals
born in Louisiana from the year 1982 to present may obtain a certified Birth Certificate
from the Clerk of Court’s office. Birth Certificates for infants will be
available 90 days after birth. The cost of this long form certificate is $24.00
and includes the name at birth, date of birth, parish of birth, mother and
father’s full names, parent’s place of birth, age of parents at the time of
birth, file date and issue date.
Birth Cards: Individuals
born in Louisiana from the year 1909 to present may obtain a Birth Card from
the Clerk of Court’s office. This 3” x
4” document has the person’s name, date and parish of birth, sex, mother’s
maiden names and father’s initials listed as well as the Vital Records birth
number. The cost of a birth card is
An Application for a Certified Copy of Birth Certificate
Form must be completed and signed by the applicant. This form is available at the Clerk of
Court’s office. Any immediate family member (mother, father, current legal
spouse, child of legal age, grandparent) may obtain a registrant’s birth
certificate/card by filling out and signing the Application for a Certified
Copy of Birth Certificate Form and presenting their own required current photo
NOTE: Forms of Identification must be current and
A certified copy of
custody documents regarding a minor must be submitted.