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West Virginia

 

Birth

 

Event: Birth

Cost of copy: $12.00

Address:
Vital Registration Office
Room 165
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301-3701

Remarks: State office has records since January 1917. For earlier records, write to Clerk of County Court in county where event occurred.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Vital Registration. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (304) 558-2931. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Internet at the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources website.

Death

 

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $12.00

Address:
Vital Registration Office
Room 165
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301-3701

Remarks: State office has records since January 1917. For earlier records, write to Clerk of County Court in county where event occurred.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Vital Registration. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (304) 558-2931. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Internet at the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources website.

Marriage

 

Event: Marriage (State)

Cost of copy: $12.00

Address:
Vital Registration Office
Room 165
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301-3701

Remarks: Records since 1921. Certified copies available from 1964.


Event: Marriage (County)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address:See remarks

Remarks: County Clerk in county where license was issued.

Divorce

 

Event: Divorce (State)

Cost of copy: See remarks

Address:
Vital Registration Office
Room 165
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301-3701

Remarks: Index since 1968. Some items may be verified (fee $5.00). Certified copies are not available from State office.


Event: Divorce (County)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address:See remarks

Remarks: Clerk of Circuit Court, Chancery Side, in county where divorce was granted.

 

 
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