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Maryland

 

Birth

 

Event: Birth

Cost of copy: $24.00

Address:
Division of Vital Records
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
6550 Reisterstown Road
P.O. Box 68760
Baltimore, MD 21215-0036

Remarks: State office has records since August 1898. Records for city of Baltimore are available from January 1875. 

For genealogical studies, you must apply through the Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401, (410) 260-6400

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Division of Vital Records. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (410) 764-3038. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Maryland Vital Statistics Administration website.

Death

 

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $24.00 for the first copy and $12.00 for each additional copy within the same transaction.

Address:
Division of Vital Records
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
6550 Reisterstown Road
P.O. Box 68760
Baltimore, MD 21215-0036

Remarks: State office has records since August 1898. Records for city of Baltimore are available from January 1875. Fee for Commemorative Birth Certificate is $30.00.

For genealogical studies, you must apply through the Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401, (410) 260-6400

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Division of Vital Records. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (410) 764-3038. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Maryland Vital Statistics Administration website.

Marriage

 

Event: Marriage (State, County)

Cost of copy: $12.00

Address:
Division of Vital Records
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
6550 Reisterstown Road
P.O. Box 68760
Baltimore, MD 21215-0036

Remarks: Records since January, 1990. Clerk of Circuit Court in county where license was issued or Clerk of Court of Common  Pleas of Baltimore City (for licenses issued in City of Baltimore.

Divorce

 

Event: Divorce (State, County)

Cost of copy: $12.00

Address:
Division of Vital Records
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
6550 Reisterstown Road
P.O. Box 68760
Baltimore, MD 21215-0036

Remarks: Records since January, 1992. Certified divorce decrees may be obtained through the Clerk of Circuit Court in the city/county where the divorce was granted. Some items may be verified.

 

 
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