For birth certificate verifications, use the Electronic Verification of Vital Events
(EVVE) system. For instructions about EVVE, see GN
00302.980. If the EVVE search is not successful,
attach the birth certificate to the Request for Verification of Birth Record and, for death certificate verifications, attach the death certificate to the Request for Verification of Death Record; and
fax the request to PA Division of Vital Records at 724–656-3224.
There is no charge for verifications of either birth or death certificates.
There is a $10.00 charge for a Request for Certification of Birth Record. FOs within the Philadelphia Region should mail the form with the check, money order,
or third party draft payable to “Vital Records” to the:
Division of Vital Records
P.O. Box 1528
New Castle, PA 16101-1528
There is no charge for a Request for Certification of Death Record. Fax requests to PA Division of Vital Records at 724–656-3224.
A valid employee or government ID (of the employee submitting the request) and the
Agency Approval Number, which all Philadelphia Region FOs received, must accompany