State law authorizes the issuance of certified copies of vital
records. Uncertified copies or verifications are not provided to the
State law also specifies that the initial $12.00 fee for a certified
birth certificate copy is a five-year record search fee – one
certified copy is issued if the record is found and if not found,
the fee is retained. You will receive either the certified copy or a
letter explaining the search conducted and that no record was
Birth certificates began being filed at the State level on July 1,
1911. The Kansas State Office of Vital Statistics has six methods
available for making a request for a birth certificate: regular
mail, priority mail, telephone, fax, internet, and walk-in customer
service. Detailed instructions are available at the
Department of Health & Environment.
Between about 1885 and July 1, 1911 births may have been recorded at
the county or city clerk's office in register volumes. Not all of
these registers have survived. To inquire about information and fees
Atchison County Clerk
423 N. 5th St.
Atchison, KS 66002
Telephone: (913) 367-1653
1891 - 1911
Birth Records Online
1860 - 1905 Atchison
Birth Records Offsite
State Historical Society has copies of some county and city
birth records available on microfilm. Below is a listing of birth
records on microfilm and their microfilm number. Contact the KSHS
for additional information in obtaining these records.
Births and diseases, 1891-1911 [AR 6625]
Birth information located at the LDS Libraries or FamilySearch.org.
Vital Records Index