How to Obtain Missouri Vital Records

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How to Obtain Missouri Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

This page provides information on obtaining copies of Missouri birth certificates, Missouri marriage licenses, Missouri divorce decrees and Missouri death records. There are also useful links to past Missouri 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



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

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Bureau of Vital Records
930 Wildwood
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570

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

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services may be contacted by phone on (573) 751-6387 or online at http://health.mo.gov/index.php

Remarks: State office has records since January 1910

More Missouri 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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