Birth Certificate Information

Ordering a Birth Certificate

Birth certificates for individuals born at UI Hospitals & Clinics or UI Health Care Medical Center Downtown (formerly Mercy Iowa City) are available from the Johnson County Recorder's Office and/or the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services.

For individuals born after July 1985, contact:

Johnson County Recorder
855 S. Dubuque St.
Iowa City, Iowa 52240

For individuals born before July 1985; who were adopted; or whose birth records were sealed by a court of law, contact:

Iowa Department of Health and Human Services