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How do I replace my Birth Certificate in New Mexico?

Here’s the quick and easy way to obtain your birth certificate. Do you live in Albuquerque, Bernalillo or any other part of New Mexico? Did you lose your birth certificate? Not to worry. We will explain what steps you’ll need to take in order to obtain an in-state or out of state birth certificate, where you can obtain them, and how to order them online.


In order to obtain an in-state birth certificate, you must go to the Midtown Public Health Office. It’s located at 2400 Wellesley Avenue NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87107. They’re open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. You must provide your proof of identity to obtain the birth certificate. An example would be a valid government ID. Unfortunately, New Mexico vital records do not provide an option of ordering a birth certificate online.


To obtain an out of state birth certificate, you must contact vital records from the state you were born in. For New Mexico the website is: https://nmhealth.org/. You can also go online to National Center of Health Statistics and Vital Records website and order your birth certificate online at: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/index.htm. If the state you were born in does not offer online ordering, this website will provide further information to obtain your out of state birth certificate.

These are the requirements in order to obtain a replacement birth certificate. For any additional information or questions, call us at 505-341-2MVD to speak with one of our friendly DMV specialists! We’re happy to help!