If You do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, do not use Fastbirthcertificates.com (Fastbirthcertificates.com is a subsidiary of FastFilings, Inc). "Using" Fastbirthcertificates.com means using one of our filing services, browsing the website, clicking links, etc.
GovFilingsOnline is a document prep and filing service for certain government documents including federal filings, state filings, and other services. GovFilingsOnline is a document prep and filing service. We are not a government agency, and you can obtain government filings through the issuing government office at a reduced fee or for free by filing on your own. By hiring Fastbirthcertificates, you agree to understanding we are a third party filing service, and charge a fee for our service to perform filings.
Our birth certificate filing service generally has four parts: 1) Gathering and preparing the proper paperwork and materials for your specific birth certificate request. This will vary depending on the state/county of birth and type of request. 2) Creating customized next steps for the client to complete any additional state requirements to obtain the birth certificate. This may vary by the state of birth, county of birth, and the client's relationship to the subject of the record. 3) Preparing any items required such that the birth certificate request paperwork can be easily and effortlessly be filed by our client. Generally, this means we will prepare a pre-addressed, pre-stamped envelope for our client such that the required documents can easily be sent to the issuing government office. 4) Delivering all of the above items to our client in what we call a Filing Package. In general, we mail the above items to our client's by regular US mail. For more details on our service, please click here.
Once your order is placed, Fastbirthcertificates.com begins processing immediately. Therefore the Fastbirthcertificates.com Processing Fee is non-refundable.
Because we file and begin processing immediately, we cannot offer refunds on birth certificate orders under any circumstances. This means that even if the government agency is unable to locate and mail the birth certificate we cannot give a refund. All sales are final. If you do not agree to this Refund Policy, you agree to not use Fastbirthcertificates.com. In the rare event that we grant cancellation (an exception to our policy), we will likely charge a 50% cancellation fee.
We charge a flat, one time fee for our birth certificate service. This service is described above in "Service Provided". Our fee does not include any government fees associated with birth certificate requests. These fees must be payed separately by You to receive a birth certificate.
Usually, a valid ID or notary form will be required to request a birth certificate.
If You do not have a valid, unexpired, US government issued ID (such as a driver license, state issued ID, or passport), You are advised not to place an order through Fastbirthcertificates.com.
Examples of documentation that may be required: Requestor ID, signature, date, notarized document, etc. The Requestor is responsible for responding to all requests within 60 days, and You understand that any delay in response will cause a delay or permanent suspension in processing.
You agree that failure to respond to our document request emails does not entitle You to a refund. If You place an order and do not posses a valid, unexpired ID as described above, You do so at your own risk.
Filing and Processing
We begin processing your birth certificate Filing Package immediately. All Filing Packages are mailed via regular US mail which can take up to 10 business days in transit. Upon request, we can email the documents instead. Our processing times are unrelated to, and do not include government processing times. If a government processing time does not meet your needs You are not entitled to a refund, credit, or cancellation of an order. If you do not agree with this, DO NOT place an order through Fastbirthcertificates.com.
Fastbirthcertificates.com is not responsible for shipping or delivery issues, delays, or non-delivery as arising from the US Postal Service or other carriers. We do not recommend a customer selecting US Postal service as a shipping method because this cannot be tracked.
Disputes & Collections
Any charges disputed through a financial institution will be assessed a $50 fee to cover damages caused by the dispute, as well as a $50 fee for collections. Disputed charges will be turned over to collections to recover the disputed fees as well as the $50 fee to cover damages and the $50 collection fee.
In the event that You insinuate of suggest you will open a bank dispute, Fastbirthcertificates.com may issue a refund to avoid damages that may be caused by the dispute. In this case, we will turn this refunded amount over to collections, and will assess a $50 collections fee.
Access To Record Data
Fastbirthcertificates.com does not have access to any certificates or the information they contain. The government Vital Records Office that holds your record is the only location with direct access to that data. Fastbirthcertificates.com is not able to verify, edit, or amend any information contained on a requested certificate.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Fastbirthcertificates.com, its subsidiaries, directors, officers, owners, agents, employees, information providers, licensors, licensees, consultants, contractors and other applicable third parties (collectively, “indemnified Parties”), at your expense, from and against any and all claims, demands, causes of action, liability, debt, penalties, fines, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees and other dispute resolution expenses) incurred by the Indemnified Parties arising out of, related to, or which may arise from: (a) your misuse of the website or the Fastbirthcertificates.comm; (b) any breach or non-compliance by You of any term of this Agreement, any other Fastbirthcertificates.com policy, or any third party’s terms and conditions; (c) any dispute or litigation caused by your actions or omissions; or (d) negligence or violation or alleged violation of any law or rights of a third party.
We do not sell, rent, or lease customer information to any third party unless required by law. We keep all customer information in a password protected database, only accessible to employees for business purposes.
These Terms, are the entire and exclusive agreement between Fastbirthcertificates.com and You regarding the Services (excluding any services for which You have a separate agreement with Fastbirthcertificates.com that is explicitly in addition or in place of these Terms), and these Terms supersede and replace any prior agreements between Fastbirthcertificates.com and You regarding the Services. Other than You and Fastbirthcertificates.com, no other person or company will be third party beneficiaries to the Terms. We may revise these Terms from time to time, the most current version will always be at [http://www.fastbirthcertificates.com/terms--conditions.html]. By continuing to access or use the Services after those revisions become effective, You agree to be bound by the revised Terms.