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Information checked and updated 1 July 2012
Birth or Death
Vital Registration Office
Room 165
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301-3701
State office has records since January 1917. For earlier records, write to Clerk of County Court in county where event occurred.
Personal check or money order should be made payable to Vital Registration. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (304) 558-2931. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Internet at http://www.wvdhhr.org.
Marriage (State)
Same as Birth or Death
Records since 1921. Certified copies available from 1964.
Marriage (County)
See Remarks
County Clerk in county where license was issued.
Divorce (State)
See Remarks
Same as Birth or Death
Index since 1968. Some items may be verified (fee $5.00). Certified copies are not available from state office.
Divorce (County)
See Remarks
Clerk of Circuit Court, Chancery Side, in county where divorce was granted.