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The Vital Records Section of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services started registering births that have occurred in the State of Nebraska since 1904.
Birth certificates are computer generated, printed on secure safety paper, and certified with the raised seal of the State of Nebraska. They are accepted by passport agencies, Social Security and other government entities for traveling abroad, school registration, sporting activities, etc. On this page you will find information to assist you with birth registration. We invite you to also review our FAQs.
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Changes to the new birth certificate registration and Mother's Worksheet become effective on May 29, 2016. Please refer to the following links for details.
Announcement regarding new birth certificate from and mother worksheet effective 05/29/2016.
Revised Mother's Worksheet for Child's birth, effective 05/29/2016
Revised Mother's Worksheet for Child's birth (Spanish), effective 05/29/2016
Changes to the Electronic Registration System effective 04/24/2016
NOTE: As of April 11, 2016 Vital Records Office will no longer accept refusal letters to complete birth registrations
The State of Nebraska Birth Registration Desk now has a direct contact email address and fax number. For your convenience you can email the Monthly Maternity Reports, Copies of Worksheets, and any other inquiries in regards to the birth registration process.
The email address is: DHHS.BirthDesk@nebraska.gov
The fax number is 402.742.1133