Vital Records Request

The City of Salida will no longer be issuing Vital Records requests. Vital Records office will be migrating to Chaffee County Public Health. 

For certified copies of Colorado birth and death certificates please visit  to make an appointment with the Chaffee County Public Health Vital Records Team. Follow the directions on the scheduler and select a time to pick up your record. We will not be accepting walk-ins at this time. 

Requestors will need current, valid identification and proof of their relationship to the person’s record being requested. Details of acceptable identification and relationship proofs are on the application forms.

Customers who wish to order certificates online may use the secure email portal and send requests to . Do not email personal information without using the secure state email portal. Customers who need to make corrections to their record, or report lost or stolen certificates should visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Vital Records page.

Chaffee County Birth Certificate Request

Chaffee County Death Certificate Request

Chaffee County marriage and divorce records are available through the Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder’s office at 104 Crestone Avenue or call 719-539-4004.

For questions concerning the Vital Records Office please call 719-539-4510 or email

Chaffee County Government Technology Accessibility Statement: Chaffee County Government is committed to providing equitable access to our services to all Coloradans. Our ongoing accessibility effort works towards being in line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1, level AA criteria. We welcome your requests for accommodations and feedback about the accessibility of Chaffee County Government's online services. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers. Chaffee County Government is committed to responding as soon as possible to any outreach. Contact us via Phone: 719-539-2218; E-mail:; Main Address: 104 Crestone, Salida, CO 81201

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