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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Iowa Birth Certificate Exchange

Iowa Newborn Birth Certificate Wallet Cards issued from 1993-2009 will be exchanged at no cost to the entitled customer.


You may  exchange any wallet card at the Des Moines County Recorder's Office. 

1. Complete the Application for Copy of Birth Certificate

2. Present ID to Vital Records Clerk

3. Surrender original newborn birth certificate wallet card for exchange

Birth Certificate Exchange Q&A

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