All applications must include a copy of the current government-issued identification of the person making the application (requestor) to meet the proper purpose, such as a current Driver's License, Passport, Military ID, or State ID.
For Internet and VitalChek applications, the person making the application (requestor) must provide a readable copy of their current government-issued ID, i.e. current driver's license, to Vital Records. Acceptable image formats are .JPG, .BMP, .DOC, .PDF, and .TIF. Use one of the following methods to submit your photo ID to the agency.
Internet Applications - Fax the ID to (402) 742-2385, including the name(s) on the record(s) requested and the Internet confirmation number provided when you have completed the request.
VitalChek Emergency Applications - Fax the ID to (402) 471-8238 and include the following information:
Order number (provided by the operator taking the request on the phone)
Address where the certificate is to be delivered
Your contact telephone number
Your email address, if available
We DO NOT accept faxed or emailed applications for certificates.
We CANNOT provide faxed or emailed copies of certificates.
The correct fee must be included with the mail-in applications.
We do not accept applications by mail that are to be paid by credit card.
For all applications, if the certificate is not found, the search fee is NON-Refundable.
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