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Delaware

 

Birth

 

Event: Birth

Cost of copy: $25.00

Address:
Office of Vital Statistics
Division of Public Health
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901

Remarks: State office has birth records since 1941 - present. For previous years, write to Archives Hall of Records, Dover, DE 19901.

A photo identification is REQUIRED for all transactions. If submitting by mail, a copy of ID IS REQUIRED.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Office of Vital Statistics. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (302) 744-4549. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services website.

Death

 

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $25.00

Address:
Office of Vital Statistics
Division of Public Health
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901

Remarks: State office has death records since 1973 - present. For previous years, write to Archives Hall of Records, Dover, DE 19901.

A photo identification is REQUIRED for all transactions. If submitting by mail, a copy of ID IS REQUIRED.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Office of Vital Statistics. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (302) 744-4549. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services website.

Marriage

 

Event: Marriage

Cost of copy: $25.00

Address:
Office of Vital Statistics
Division of Public Health
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901

Remarks: Records since 1969.

A photo identification is REQUIRED for all transactions. If submitting by mail, a copy of ID IS REQUIRED.

Divorce

 

Event: Divorce (State)

Cost of copy: $25.00

Address:
Office of Vital Statistics
Division of Public Health
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901

Remarks: Records since 1935. Inquiries will be forwarded to appropriate office. Certified copies are not available from State office.


Event: Divorce (County)

Cost of copy:

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Prothonotary in county where divorce was granted up to 1975. For divorces granted after 1975, the parties concerned should contact Family Court in county where divorce was granted. Certified copies are not available from the State office.

 

 
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