Request #18-1149

How do I get a certified copy of my birth or marriage certificate or a relative's death certificate?


September 12, 2018 via web


Library of Iowa, State


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In Iowa, official registration of births, deaths, and marriages began July 1, 1880.  All original records that have been registered are on file with the Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics.  Please note, divorce decree records are only available from the Clerk of Court from the county in which it was filed.

Please call (515) 281-4944 and visit them online:

Local registrars are located in county recorders offices and maintain records of birth, death, and marriages that have occurred in that county.


We released all of the requested documents.

September 12, 2018, 4:00pm
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September 12, 2018, 4:00pm
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Library of Iowa, State
September 12, 2018, 3:48pm
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September 12, 2018, 3:48pm