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The Vital Statistics Department is asking residents to request certified copies of birth and death certificates by mail, email or phone during this time of social distancing. Vital Statistics can make a certified copy of a birth certificate of any citizen who was born in Ohio. The department can also make a certified copy of a death certificate of any citizen who died in the City of Parma. The department is currently not accepting walk-in requests. Following are instructions on how to obtain these certificates:

Download the application online and mail it.
You can access an application for a birth certificate or death certificate. Print the application, complete it and mail it to: Vital Statistics, City of Parma, 6611 Ridge Road, Parma, Ohio 44129 with a money order or bank check made payable to the City of Parma. Personal checks will not be accepted. The cost is $25 per certificate. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. A staff member will send you a copy of the certificate within a week of receiving your request.

Email and request an application.
If you are not able to download the online application, you can email Vital Statistics at vitalstats@cityofparma-oh.gov. Include your preferred phone number in your email message so a staff member can contact you.

Call Vital Statistics and apply over the phone.
Call Vital Statistics, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday at 440-885-8816. A staff member will take your information over the phone to complete the application. If your call rolls over to voicemail, please leave your name and phone number so a staff member can call you back. Payment over the phone must be made via credit card (Visa, Mastercard or Discover). The cost is $25 per certificate. A staff member will send a copy of your certificate within a week of receiving your request.

Funeral home directors should E-File
Please E-File to vitalstats@cityofparma-oh.gov.

Brian Day

Auditor Brian Day was elected in November 2015. Prior to his role as auditor, he served as Ward 4 Councilman for 12 years.

Day is a graduate of Holy Name High School and John Carroll University.

He is married to Colleen Corrigan Day and is the father of three daughters. The family attends St. Columbkille Catholic Church where he is involved in parish functions and previously coached girls’ softball and basketball. He is active in numerous civic and social organizations throughout Parma.

Day is responsible for coordinating the city’s account payables, payroll, management reporting, budget preparation and monitoring finances.

In addition, his office coordinates the municipality’s annual audit and prepares the city’s Comprehensive Annual Finance Report.

The Office of the Auditor also is responsible for the city’s Management Information System that records, stores and reproduces internal financial information, along with supporting the municipality’s computer network to include employee PC workstations. His office also provides certified birth/death certificates for those born in Ohio and those who passed away in Parma, Ohio.

Vital Statistics Office

Monday - Friday  8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
440-885-8816 

Certified birth/death certificates are available for those born in Ohio and those who passed away in Parma. The cost per certificate is $25.

Certified birth certificate may be obtained:

  1. In person at Parma City Hall. We ask that you arrive no later than 3:45 for same day service. Cash, Visa and MasterCard are acceptable methods of payment. We will also accept a personal check accompanied by an Ohio driver’s license. The address on the check must match the address on the license.
  2. By phone (440-885-8816) using either Visa or MasterCard. Orders placed before 9:30 a.m. will be mailed out the same day. Orders placed after 9:30 a.m. will be mailed the next business day. Certificates are mailed using United States Postal Service. 
  3. By mail, send a letter stating the following information:
    • Full name at birth
    • Date of birth
    • Name of hospital along with the county where born 
    • Mother’s full maiden name with the state or country where she was born
    • Father’s full name with the state or country where he was born
    • Number of certificates requested

    Payments for mail requests must be in the form of a money order or bank check made payable to the city of Parma. Personal checks will not be accepted and will be returned. Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Mail requests are processed and returned to you the same day they are received.

Application for Certified Birth Record

Anyone born in Ohio can get a birth certificate at Parma City Hall

Certified death certificate may be obtained:

  1. In person at the Vital Statistics window on the second floor of Parma City Hall. Visa and MasterCard now accepted.
  2. Call the Vital Statistics Office at 440-885-8816. Visa and MasterCard will be the only accepted form of payments for phone requests.
  3. Through the mail. Please include:
    • A letter stating individual’s name and date of death
    • Payment of $25. Money orders only, no personal checks accepted through the mail.
    • A self-addressed stamped envelope.

Application for Certified Death Record

* Note: Birth/death certificates are public record in Ohio.

Hours

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Vital Statistics
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Contact

440-885-8020
Fax: 440-866-0110

auditing@cityofparma-oh.gov

vitalstats@cityofparma-oh.gov

mis@cityofparma-oh.gov