To obtain a vital records with certified birth /death records, technicians must write
directly to the State at the address provided on the Oklahoma State Department of
The address, cost, and type of payment along with the most up-to-date information
from Vital Records can be found on the Oklahoma Vital Records
website. In addition, you can find EIN information here . The parallel Field Office (FO) cannot follow up on any requests.
If SSA is paying for the record (i.e., requirements for SSA purchase in GN 00301.210 are met), include a third party draft payable to “Oklahoma State Department of Health.”
A valid, legal photo I.D. is required from the applicant or the individual representing
the applicant for the issuance of a certified birth or death certificate. SSA FOs
should follow procedures for identification requirements in GN 00308.001B.3.
Special procedures have been established for SSA offices to verify the validity of
a birth record submitted by the applicant at a reduced search fee of $5. FOs must
complete items 1, 3, and 4 of form SSA-L706-F3 (05/2005), including the applicant’s
signature in the release section of item 1 in lieu of ID of applicant. Attach a legible
copy of the birth certificate to be verified. Include a stamped, self-addressed return
envelope and a third party draft of $5 payable to “Oklahoma State Department of Health.”
Only requests for verification should be sent to the following address.