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Mississippi

 

Birth

 

Event: Birth

Cost of copy: $15.00

Address:
Vital Records
State Department of Health
P.O.  Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700

Remarks: State office has records since 1912. Additional copies of same record ordered at same time are $5.00 each. Personal check, bank or postal money order or bank cashier's check are accepted and should be made payable to Mississippi State Department of Health. A copy of a valid photo ID for the applicant is required. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (601) 576-7981. A recorded message may be reached on (601) 576-7450. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Mississippi State Department of Health website.

Death

 

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $15.00

Address:
Vital Records
State Department of Health
P.O.  Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700

Remarks: State office has records since 1912. Additional copies of same record ordered at same time are $5.00 each. Personal check, bank or postal money order or bank cashier's check are accepted and should be made payable to Mississippi State Department of Health. A copy of a valid photo ID for the applicant is required. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (601) 576-7981. A recorded message may be reached on (601) 576-7450. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Mississippi State Department of Health website.

Marriage

 

Event: Marriage (State)

Cost of copy: $15.00

Address:
Vital Records
State Department of Health
P.O.  Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700

Remarks: Statistical records only from January 1926 to July 1, 1938, and since January 1942. Additional copies of same record ordered at same time are $5.00 each.


Event: Marriage (County)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Circuit Clerk in county where license was issued.

Divorce

 

Event: Divorce (State)

Cost of copy: See remarks

Address:
Vital Records
State Department of Health
P.O.  Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700

Remarks: Records since January 1926. Certified copies are not available from State office. Index search only available at $15.00 for each 5-year increment. Book and page number for county record provided.


Event: Divorce (County)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Chancery Clerk in county where divorce was granted.

 

 
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