Official Website of Shelby County Indiana Government

Birth/Death Certificates:

The Shelby County Health Department documents all births and deaths in Shelby County.
Our records start in 1882.
A certified copies can be obtained in person at our office or by mail.
No personal checks will be accepted – only cash or money order please.

  • Birth Certificates are $10 for standard size and $15 for standard sized & wallet size.
  • Death Certificates are $15
  • Genealogical Research can be provided upon request.

Other Legal Documents:

  • Paternity Affidavit
  • Paternity Affidavit Upon Marriage
  • Amendments to Birth Certificates
  • Delayed Registration of Birth