North Dakota

Birth

Event: Birth

Cost of copy: $15.00

Address:
ND Department of Health
Division of Vital Records
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 301
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200

Remarks: State office has some records starting in 1870. The years 1870 to 1920 are incomplete. Copies are generally processed within 3-5 working days after request is received.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to ND Department of Health. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (701) 328-2360. This is an automated attendant with a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the North Dakota Department of Health, Vital Records websiteexternal icon.

The applicant must submit a photocopy of a government issued ID with their request.

Death

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $15.00

Additional copies: $10.00

Address:
ND Department of Health
Division of Vital Records
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 301
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200

Remarks: State office has some records since July 1893. Years from 1894 to 1920 are incomplete. Additional copies of death records are $10.00 each. Copies are generally processed within 3-5 working days after request is received.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to ND Department of Health. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (701) 328-2360. This is an automated attendant with a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the North Dakota Department of Health, Vital Records websiteexternal icon.

The applicant must submit a photocopy of a government issued ID with their request.

Marriage

Event: Marriage (County)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: North Dakota Department of Health, Vital Records – Ordering a Certified Copy of a Marriage Recordexternal icon

Remarks: As of January 1, 2008, the ND Department of Health no longer issues certified copies of marriage records.

Divorce

Event: Divorce (County)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: North Dakota Department of Health, Vital Records – Ordering a Certified Copy of a Divorce Recordexternal icon

Remarks: Certified copies are not available from the ND Department of Health.

Page last reviewed: September 10, 2019