TN 24 (07-04)

GN 00308.008 Alaska Vital Records

A. Process

Divorce decrees are available from the Clerk of the Superior Court in the judicial district where the divorce was granted: Juneau and Ketchikan (First District); Nome (Second District); Anchorage (Third District); Fairbanks (Fourth District). The cost of copy varies. The State office has divorce records since 1950.

B. Procedure - State Sources

1. Address and FO Code

Bureau of Vital Statistics
State Dept. of Health & Social Services
P.O. Box 110675
Juneau, AK 99811-0675

FO Code 996

NOTE: You can find the most up-to-date information from the Bureau of Vital Statistics . In addition, you can find EIN information here .

2. Cost of Copy:

Birth/Death/Marriage/Divorce $25.00, $20.00 for each additional copy requested at the same time.

3. Type of payment:

Money order or certified check made payable to “State of Alaska”.

4. Remarks:

Can FO verify, certify, or obtain free copy of birth/death record? No.

Divorce records are available since 1950. The State office has some records beginning 1913. State office also has some records for the following cities and towns beginning with the date shown:

Anchorage1916
Cordova1920
Fairbanks1913
Haines1913
Homer1950
Juneau1913
Kenai1913
Ketchikan1913
Kodiak1913
Nome1913
Palmer1937
Petersburg1913
Seward1913
Sitka1913
Skagway1913
Soldotna1913
Valdez1913
Wrangell1913

Assume that births of Alaska natives, except in the towns and cities listed above, were not recorded until 1930 or later. The BVS will accept credit cards for all record requests made by fax (907-465-3618) or mail. There is an $11.00 fee for this service in addition to the $25.00 fee for each record. The $11.00 credit card fee is not for expedited service.

ID Requirements: All requests must include a copy of a picture ID of the requester, and a signature under the copied ID is also required. If SSA is the requester, proper completion of the SSA-L706 will satisfy the State’s identity requirement.


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0200308008
GN 00308.008 - Alaska Vital Records - 03/02/2011
Batch run: 03/02/2011
Rev:03/02/2011