COVID-19 and TEMPORARY OFFICE CLOSURE for Public Access
In an effort to stop and prevent the spread of COVID-19 among state workers, their families, and the general public, the State of Nevada’s Office of Vital Records will temporarily suspend its public-facing operations and transition all essential functions to online services. The Office will continue to process essential functions.
The Carson City Office of Vital Records' service window in Carson City is CLOSED to the public. The front doors to the building are locked and are not admitting members of the public for your protection and ours. However, we are available via mail, email and telephone and respond to messages within two business days.
PLEASE NOTE: Call volume at this time is very high. If you get a busy signal, please leave a message. We check message a minimum of once an hour and will return calls within two business days. an effort to mitigate the possible spread of COVID-19 among state workers, their families, and the general public, the State of Nevada’s Office of Vital Records will temporarily suspend its public-facing operations and transition all essential functions to online services. The Office will continue to process essential functions.
- You may request birth and death certificates by mail or online at Vitalchek.com.
- Marriage Certificates and Divorce Decrees are handled at the county level. Please go to the county in which this event occurred.
- All forms and instructions are available online at http://dpbh.nv.gov/vitalrecords
If you run into any difficulties or have any concerns, please call or email the following:
The Office of Vital Records is committed to serving our clients during this difficult time; however, please note that response times on non-essential items may be delayed. We appreciate your patience.
After 1 August 2020, we will no longer forms older than the ones listed on this site.
Marriage and Divorce Records
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If you already know your marriage or divorce date, proceed directly to the county list linked below to find in which you were married or divorced for the license or decree.
All Marriage and Divorce records are held at the county level. However, you will need to know the exact date of the marriage or divorce decree to get a copy. If you already know your date of marriage or the date the divorce decree was issued, please go directly to the county in which the marriage or divorce occurred. They can get the copy you need. The County contact list is linked below.
However if you do not know where you were married, what county you were married in, the county your were divorced in or when, you will need the State Office of Vital Records to do that search. Once you have the details, you will be able to give the county what they need to find your marriage license or divorce decree. Fill out the search request and include $10 per search you need done. The State will mail you back the results. The search request form is listed below the county contact list.