How to Obtain Delaware Vital Records

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How to Obtain Delaware Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

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

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

Office of Vital Statistics
Division of Public Health
417 Federal Street Dover, DE 19901

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

The Delaware Office of Vital Statistics may be contacted by phone on (302) 744-4549 or online at

State office has death records since 1967 and birth records since 1935. For previous years, write to Archives Hall of Records, Dover, DE (302) 744-5000

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