How to Obtain Kentucky Vital Records

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How to Obtain Kentucky Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

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

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

Office of Vital Statistics
Department for Health Services
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40621

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

The Kentucky Department for Public Health may be contacted by phone on (502) 564-4212 or online at Remarks: State office has records since January 1911

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