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Louisiana

 

Birth

 

Event: Birth

Cost of copy:
Long form: $15.50
Short form: $9.50

Address:
Office of Public Health
Vital Records Registry
P.O. Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160

Remarks: State office has records for 100 years past the date of birth. Birth records are confidential for the first 100 years. To obtain current information on who may obtain a record, how to submit a request and an official request form, see the Louisiana Office of Public Health Director, Vital Records and Statistics website.

Older records are available through the Louisiana State Archives, P.O. Box 94125, Baton Rouge, LA 70804.

Death

 

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $7.50

Address:
Office of Public Health
Vital Records Registry
P.O. Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160

Remarks: State office has records for 50 years past the date of death. Death records are confidential for the first 50 years. To obtain current information on who may obtain a record, how to submit a request and an official request form, see the Louisiana Office of Public Health Director, Vital Records and Statistics website.

Older records are available through the Louisiana State Archives, P.O. Box 94125, Baton Rouge, LA 70804.

Marriage

 

Event: Marriage, Orleans Parish Only

Cost of copy: $5.50

Address:
Office of Public Health
Vital Records Registry
P.O. Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160

Remarks: To obtain current information on how to submit a request for a certified copy of and Orleans Parish marriage record less than 50 years old and a request form, see the Louisiana Office of Public Health Director, Vital Records and Statistics website.

Certified copies for other parishes are issued by Clerk of Court in the parish where the marriage license was issued.

Marriage records over 50 years are stored by the Louisiana State Archives, P.O. Box 94125, Baton rouge, LA 70804.


Event: Marriage, Other Parishes

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Certified copies are issued by Clerk of Court in the parish where the license was issued.

Divorce

 

Event: Divorce, All Parishes

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Contact Clerk of Court in the parish where the divorce was granted.

 

 
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