How to Obtain Colorado Vital Records

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How to Obtain Colorado Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

This page provides information on obtaining copies of Colorado birth certificates, Colorado marriage licenses, Colorado divorce decrees and Colorado death records. There are also useful links to past Colorado Vital Records for those of you conducting family history research. General information about US vital records can be viewed on the Vital Records Index Page



Colorado birth, marriage and death certificates may be obtained from the following government office:

Vital Records Section
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South HSVRD-VS-A1
Denver, CO 80246-1530

Colorado birth, marriage and death certificate order forms as well as more information are available on the following pages:

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment may be contacted by phone on (303) 692-2200 or online at http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/certs/

Remarks: State office has death records since 1900 and birth records since 1910. State office also has birth records for some counties for years before 1910

More Colorado Vital Records Resources

Birth, Marriage and Death Historical Record Collections at FamilySearch.org
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Vitalcheck Express Certificate Service
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Vital Records Search at Ancestry.com
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