TN 24 (07-04)

GN 00308.061 New Mexico Vital Records

A. Process

Marriage and divorce records are available only in the county where the marriage was performed or the divorce was granted.

B. Procedure - state sources

1. Address and FO Code

Birth/death

Vital Records & Statistics
Dept. of Health
1190 St. Francis Dr.
P.O. Box 26110
Santa Fe, NM 87502

Marriage records are kept by the County Clerk in county where marriage license was issued. Divorce records are kept by the District Court Clerk in District where divorce granted.

FO Code 860

NOTE: You can find the most up-to-date information from http://dohewbs2.health.state.nm.us . In addition, you can find EIN information here .

2. Cost of Copy:

Birth $10.00, Death $5.00, Marriage/divorce varies with County Clerk and/ or District Court.

3. Type of Payment:

Money order preferred, no cash.

4. Remarks:

For birth records, use EVVE (GN 00302.980). If not successful, the FO should write directly to the State at the above address to obtain birth records. Make birth record requests using SSA-L706.

Requests for death records should be on SSA letterhead and must include name of decedent, date of birth, and date of death. If exact date of death is unknown, provide a span of years to be searched.

If SSA is paying for the record (i.e., requirements for SSA purchase in GN 00301.210 are met or verification required by enumeration policy), include a third party draft payable to “New Mexico Vital Records.”

The parallel FO cannot follow up on any requests.

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

C. List of counties

Bernalillo

County Clerk
P.O. Box 542
Albuquerque, NM 87103

Catron

County Clerk
P.O. Box 197
Reserve, NM 87830

Chaves

County Clerk
P.O. Box 580
Roswell, NM 88201

Cibola

County Clerk
320 East High St.
P.O. Box 190
Grants, NM 87020

Colfax

County Clerk
P.O. Box 159
Raton, NM 87740

Curry

County Clerk
P.O. Box 1168
Clovis, NM 88101

Dona Ana

Marriage:

251 W. Amador
Las Cruces, NM 88001
($1.50)
“YES”

Divorce:

151 N. Church
Las Cruces, NM 88001
“YES”

DeBaca

County Clerk
P.O. Box 347
Fort Sumner, NM 88119

Eddy

Marriage:

County Clerk
P.O. Box 850
Carlsbad, NM 88221
($1.50)
“YES”

Divorce:

District Court
P.O. Box 1838
Carlsbad, NM 88221
($1.50 plus $0.35 per page)
“YES”

Grants

Marriage:

County Clerk
P.O. Box 898
Silver City, NM 88062
“YES” , state for SSA purposes.

Divorce:

P.O. Box 2339
Silver City, NM 88062
“YES”

Guadalupe

County Clerk
Guadalupe Courthouse
Santa Rosa, NM 88435

Harding

County Clerk
P.O. Box 1002
Mosquero, NM 87733

Hidalgo

Marriage:

County Clerk
300 S. Shakespeare
Lordsburg, NM 88045
($1.50)
“No free copy.”

Divorce:

P.O. Drawer E
Lordsburg, NM 88045

($1.50, plus postage, plus $0.35 for additional pages) “No free copy.”

Lea

County Clerk
P.O. Box 1507
Lovington, NM 88260

Lincoln

County Clerk
P.O. Box 338
Carrizozo, NM 88301

Los Alamos

County Clerk
P.O. Box 30
Los Alamos, NM 87544

Luna

Marriage:

County Clerk
P.O. Box 1838
Deming, NM 88031
($1.50)
“No free copy.”

Divorce:

Luna County Courthouse
Room 40
Deming, NM 88030
“YES”

McKinley

County Clerk
P.O. Box 1268
Gallup, NM 87301

Mora

County Clerk
P.O. Box 360
Mora, NM 87732

Otero

Marriage:

County Clerk
1000 New York Ave., Rm 108
Alamogordo, NM 88310
($1.50)
“No free copy.”

Divorce:

L1000 New York Ave., Rm. 209
Alamogordo, NM 88310
“YES”