How to obtain a state-issued copy of your child’s birth certificate:
***Hospital issued birth certificates will not be accepted for children older than 6 months of age. no exceptions.***
Arkansas: Walk-in to one of the Benton County Health Units listed below & receive your same-day, state-issued copy for $12.
ALL other states: Go to the Vital Records site, click on the state in which your child was born & order a state-issued copy online.