Valid Documents is the #1 authorized resource for ordering official, government-issued vital records online.

Since 1987, valid documents has provided a convenient service allowing Americans to easily and securely order official copies or replacements of government-issued birth, death, marriage and divorce records. We do this as an official service provider for hundreds of government agencies around the world, helping to safely deliver millions of life’s most important documents every year.

Valid Documents provides a safe, easy and convenient way for you to obtain your family’s vital record documents – including birth certificates, marriage record, divorce record, and certain family death records.

What is a Vital Record?

Government-issued documents that provide proof of a major life event, such as a birth, death, marriage, or divorce, are called Vital Records. It is your right as an American to have a copy of these certificates for yourself and for certain members of your immediate family, as you will need them for things like registering a child for school or sports, applying for new credit, researching your family’s genealogy, obtaining a passport, driver’s license or pilot’s certificate, and so on.

Our express Certificate Service provides a trusted and convenient way for you to order these your Vital Records online – quickly, affordably, and with the utmost level of security to ensure your documents are safely handled. Government agencies we work with trust Valid Documents to handle your Vital Record orders, and you can too. When you need to replace one of your life’s most vital records – birth certificate, death certificate, marriage record or divorce record – come to Valid Document

When you order a vital record from Valid Documents, you get

Authorized, government-approved service

Low pricing with minimal service fees

Guaranteed certified government-issued documents

Expedited shipping options with negotiated, below-market rates

Highest PCI level security (Level 1 Compliant) and excellent safeguard standards

Benefits of Valid Document Express Certificate Service

Who wants to wait in line at the government agency, either in person or on the phone? Not us! That’s why Valid Documents was born almost 30 years ago, and today continues to be the #1 source for ordering official Vital Records online. Valid Documents is the only external processor authorized by government agencies across the nation for ordering official vital records online. Valid Documents is fast and convenient, making it easy for you to purchase the documents to which you are legally entitled. Beware of other online services that do not have relationships directly with the agencies that issue your vital records. They typically are not authorized by the agency issuing vital records, and frequently take your information in a less than secure manner, while charging additional fees without providing approved services or guaranteeing confidentiality of your data. When you order with Valid Documents directly, you won’t incur those other extraneous $50 or more charges, and won’t put your information at risk.

Consider these Valid Documents Express Certificate Service benefits:


Valid Documents has been the direct connection between citizens and the government agencies issuing their certified vital records since 1987. We pioneered the industry, and our secure Web site continues that tradition, with safe and authorized document ordering and handling of electronic transactions by a team that is fully credentialed and passes rigorous security checks. Plus, Valid Documents is a LexisNexis company, the nation’s leading provider of identification and credential verification services.


Valid Documents provides the ease and convenience to order a copy of your vital records from the privacy of your own home or office, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.


We keep all our authorizing agencies’ requirements organized in our database, which provides an easy, step-by-step process for you to follow – ordering usually takes less than 10 minutes! In many cases you can receive your certificate within about a week, and you can select express shipping for fast and secure delivery when time is critical.