Birth/Death Vital Records - FAQs

What is the cost for certified copies of birth and death records?

The cost is $20.00 for each certified copy of a birth or death record when ordered through the State of Nevada Office of Vital Records.

What are the hours of operation for the Office of Vital Records?

The Office of Vital Records is open Monday through Friday with the exception of State holidays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How do I obtain a certified copy of a birth or death certificate?

A customer may order online through VitalChek, by mail or via our walk up counter. The link to VitalChek is located on our homepage. To order by mail or via our walk up counter, an application for a certified copy of a birth or death certificate should be completed and sent along with proper payment and identification.

What forms of payment do you accept?

To pay by credit card, you must order online through VitalChek. The link to VitalChek is located on our home page. If ordering via mail or our walk up counter, we only accept cash, check or money order.

How do I obtain my child's social security number?

If the birth record has been registered, the Social Security Administration should be contacted for the social security number. If the birth record has not been registered, the Social Security Administration does not have the information to issue a social security number.  A staff member from registration can assist you in determining if a record has been registered by calling 775-684-4177.

How much does it cost to search for a marriage or divorce event?

The cost is $10.00 per name search for a marriage or divorce event.

Will the Office of Vital Records ever be able to search marriage or divorce events after September 2005?

Yes, the Office of Vital Records is actively attempting to populate our database from October 2005 through May 2015. The Office of Vital Records will be able to begin searching June 2015 and beyond events beginning in July 2015.
Last Updated: 7/16/2015