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Georgia

 

Birth

 

Event: Birth

Cost of copy: $25.00

Address:
Georgia Department of Public Health
Vital Records 
2600 Skyland Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-3640

Remarks: State office has records since January 1919. For earlier records in Atlanta or Savannah or other cities or counties, write to the Vital Records Office in the county where the event occurred. Additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time are $5.00 each.

A certified check or money order should be made payable to Georgia Department of Public Health. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (404) 679-4702. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Georgia Department of Public Health website.

The requestor must provide a photocopy of a valid government-issued photo ID.

Death

 

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $25.00

Address:
Georgia Department of Public Health
Vital Records 
2600 Skyland Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-3640

Remarks: State office has records since January 1919. For earlier records write to the Vital Records Office in the county where the event occurred. Additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time are $5.00 each.

A certified check or money order should be made payable to Georgia Department of Public Health. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (404) 679-4702. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Georgia Department of Public Health website.

The requestor must provide a photocopy of a valid government-issued photo ID.

Marriage

 

Event: Marriage (State)

Cost of copy: $10.00

Address:
Georgia Department of Public Health
Vital Records 
2600 Skyland Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-3640

Remarks: Centralized State records since June 9, 1952. Certified copies of marriage documents from June 9, 1952 to 1996 are issued at the State office.  All other years contact the Probate Judge in the county where the license was issued.

 

Divorce

 

Event: Divorce (State)

Cost of copy: $10.00 for verification letter which verifies date and county of divorce.

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Certified copies of divorce records are not issued at the State office. Contact the Clerk of Superior Court where the divorce was granted for certified copies.

See "County Directories" at the Georgia Secretary of State website for information about how to contact clerks of Superior Courts.

 

 
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