District of Columbia Vital Records Search

Perform a free District of Columbia public vital records search, including vital statistics, certificates, documents, and checks.


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DC Public Library Database https://www.dclibrary.org/research View DC Public Library research section and find all the relevant information.

District of Columbia Department of Health Vital Records http://doh.dc.gov/service/vital-records View District of Columbia Department of Health vital records requirements, including office hours and who is entitled to one.

District of Columbia State Birth Certificates https://dchealth.dc.gov/service/birth-certificates View District of Columbia birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

District of Columbia State Death Certificates & Records https://dchealth.dc.gov/service/death-certificates Find District of Columbia death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

District of Columbia State Marriage Certificates & Records https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/marriage-records View District of Columbia marriage certificate and license requirements, including fees for certified marriage record copy requests.

District of Columbia State Vital Records https://dchealth.dc.gov/vital-records View District of Columbia vital records information, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificate copy requests, related fees, and identification requirements.

Obits Archive Obituaries http://www.obitsarchive.com/obituaries/usa/district-of-columbia Search Obits Archive obituary by last name, first name, event date, keyword, or city.

Find District of Columbia Vital Records

District of Columbia Vital Records include documents on birth, death, marriage, and other life milestones recorded by the government in DC. Several government agencies maintain Vital Records, including at the federal, District of Columbia state, and local level. The most common Vital Records include birth and death records, records of marriage or domestic partnerships, and divorce records. These public records may be required for many legal purposes.

Find Vital Records, including:
  • District of Columbia Birth and death records
  • Marriage and divorce records
  • Certified vital records
  • Genealogy records