I Want a Copy-District of Columbia

 

Event
Cost of Copy
Address
Remarks
Information checked and updated 4 July 2012
Birth
$23.00
Vital Records Division
899 North Capitol Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Office has birth records since 1874.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to DC Treasurer. A copy of a government issued picture identification must accompany each request. To verify current fees and obtain general information, the telephone number is (202) 671-5000. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the District of Columbia Department of Health website.

Death
$18.00
Same as Birth
Office has death records since 1855 but no death records were filed during the Civil War.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to DC Treasurer. A copy of a government issued picture identification must accompany each request. To verify current fees and obtain general information, the telephone number is (202) 671-5000. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the District of Columbia Department of Health website.

Marriage
$10.00
DC Superior Court
500 Indiana Avenue, NW, Rm. 4485
Washington, DC 20001
Marriage information (202) 879-4840

Divorce (Court)
$6.50
DC Superior Court
500 Indiana Avenue, NW, Rm. 4485
Washington, DC 20001
Records since September 16, 1956.

Divorce information (202) 879-1261

Divorce (Court)
Varies
Clerk, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Washington, DC 20001
Records before September 16, 1956.