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Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court - Louis J. Perret
Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court - Louis J. Perret

***NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC***


Due to the increase in covid-19 cases, Birth Certificates will not be issued from the clerk's office until further notice. Birth documents can be obtained online through Vital Records at www.ldh.la.gov or by phone at (504)593-5100.



The Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court office has access to birth certificates for Louisiana only.  We can retrieve birth certificates from approximately 1930 until near current date.  This is a walk-in service only.  The cost to receive a birth certificate from the Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court is $34.00.  The cost to receive a certified birth certificate and birth card is $48.00. The fees are payable in cash or credit/debit card.


NOTE: Birth Certificates for anyone born before 1983 may require a minimum of a 1 hour wait or a return trip to pick up the completed certificate.


ATTENTION:

Effective May 23, 2016, a Birth Card can only be purchased at the time a Birth Certificate is purchased.


A Birth Card cannot be purchased by itself as per R.S. 40:39.1.




A convenience fee of 3.00% will be assessed to each credit/debit card transaction. There is a minimum convenience fee of $1.00 for all transactions under $33.00.