Birth Certificate Application Process

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The Medical Records Department at SMH assists parents by completing newborn birth certificate applications.

To obtain a birth certificate application, please visit The application is located under “Birth Certificates.” Or click here to download. This needs to be filled out online and emailed directly to our Birth Certificate Clerk at:

Our birth certificate clerk will visit you during your stay to sign the birth certificate application. The clerk is available during the following extended hours to assist you:

  • Monday ­– Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. to Noon

You can reach our birth certificate clerk at (985) 280-1707. Please reach out if you have any questions regarding the birth certificate application.

***It is very important that you complete the birth certificate application BEFORE arriving at the hospital for delivery. Failure to do so will result in delayed discharge after giving birth.***

Last updated: 8/13/2020