I Want a Copy-Georgia

Event
Cost of Copy
Address
Remarks
Information checked and corrected 20 June 2012
Birth
$25.00
GA Dept. of Public Health
Vital Records
2600 Skyland Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-3640
State office has records since January 1919. For earlier records in Atlanta or Savannah or other cities or counties, write to the Vital Records Office in the county where the event occurred. Additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time are $5.00 each.

A certified check or money order should be made payable to Georgia Department of Public Health. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Georgia Department of Public Health website.

The requestor must provide a photocopy of a valid government-issued photo ID.

Death
$25.00
Same as Birth
State office has records since January 1990. For earlier records write to the Vital Records Office in the county where the event occurred. Additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time are $5.00 each.

A certified check or money order should be made payable to Georgia Department of Public Health. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Georgia Department of Public Health website.

The requestor must provide a photocopy of a valid government-issued photo ID.

Marriage
$10.00
Same as Birth
Centralized State records since June 9, 1952. Certified copies of marriage documents up to 1996 are issued at State office. Inquiries about marriages occurring before June 9, 1952, will be forwarded to appropriate Probate Judge in county where license was issued.

The state office does not record marriage licenses or applications after July 1, 1997.

Divorce
$2.00 for certification plus #0.50 per page
See Remarks
Centralized State records since June 9, 1952. Certified copies are not issued at State office. Inquiries will be forwarded to appropriate Clerk of Superior Court in county where divorce was granted.

See "County Directories" at the Georgia Secretary of State website for information about how to contact clerks of superior courts.