The Wyoming Department of Health’s Vital Statistics Services Office is warning residents to avoid commercial vendors who charge unnecessary high fees to individuals seeking official birth certificates or other similar certified documents. Deputy State Registrar with the Vital Statistics Services Office Jim McBride.
For people born in Wyoming, certified copies of official birth and death certificates are only available from Vital Statistics Services. McBride said commercial online vendors who promise to obtain the documents must get them from his office. McBride noted his office receives numerous complaints related to some online vendors due to inconsistent quality control and that these commercial services guarantee delivery time lines that simply are not possible.