Courthouse: 13 West 3rd, La Junta, CO
Annex: 215 Raton, La Junta, CO

Office Hours:  8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

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County Offices Closed - Thur & Fri., Nov. 23 & 24

County Offices will be closed on Thurs., and Fri., Nov. 23 and 24
for the Thanksgiving holiday.

(Courts, Probation, and Diver's License office will be open on FRIDAY.)

Otero County Vital Records

Vital Records issues birth and death certificates as mandated by Colorado State law.  The office also compiles data pertinent to birth and death statistics for submission to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Certificates are available at the La Junta office at 13 W. 3rd Street, Room 111, La Junta, CO, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

If you need assistance please call John Miller, Deputy Regestrar, at 719-383-3044.

A valid driver's license is required to receive birth or death certificates.  If you do not have a valid driver's license, please refer to the Approved Vital Statistics Documentation List

 Birth Certificates

Otero County Public Health Vital Records Department is able to issue birth certificates for any birth occurring in the State of Colorado from 1903 to present.  

Birth Certificate: $17.75

Each additional certificate of the same record ordered at the same time: $10.00

Payment may be made by cash, check, or money order.  Credit cards are not accepted.

Birth Certificate Application Form (pdf)

Death Certificates

Death certificates are only issued for deaths occurring in Otero County.

Death Certificate: $20.00 (Effective 8/1/2012)

Each additional certificate of the same record ordered at the same time: $13.00 (Effective 8/1/2012)

Payment may be made by cash, check, or money order.  Credit cards are not accepted.

Death Certificate Application Form (pdf)

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