Marriage and Divorce
Our office has limited marriage and divorce records. We have records from 1978-2010.
If you need a marriage record for a marriage that happened in years that we do not have you can contact the county clerk’s office that it was filed with.
If you need a divorce record for a divorce that happened in the years that we do not have you can contact the district court that it was filed with.
Our office only issues divorce certificates. You can request a divorce decree from the district court that the divorce was filed with, Visit the Utah Courts webpage on divorce for more information.
Marriage licenses are issued by the county clerk’s office. To learn about marriage laws visit the Utah Courts webpage . To find the county clerk for a county in Utah visit the City and County webpage.
Birth Records for a New Baby
No, parents must order the birth certificate and pay fees for a certificate to be issued. You can order your baby’s birth certificate online here.
You can order the birth certificate immediately. It will take up to 10 days for the birth to be registered. We will send you the birth certificate as soon as the birth registration is complete.
There are several different reasons that a hospital is unable to add a second parent at the time of birth. Please follow the instructions on our amendments page and we can help you correct the record.
Other questions associate with Vital Records
Each state holds their own records, you would need to contact the vital records office of the state where the event happened.
You would need to contact the US Department of State: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/records-and-authentications/requesting-a-vital-record-as-a-u-s--citizen.html
Once you have a certified copy of the certificate you would contact the Lt Governor’s office: https://authentications.utah.gov/
We allow the record to be copied, but not altered.
We do not advise laminating a vital record, most places will not accept a laminated document as a legal document.