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GN 00308.069 Oklahoma Vital Records

A. Process

Marriage and divorce records are available in the county where the marriage license was issued or the divorce was granted.

B. Procedure - State Sources

1. Address and FO code

Birth/Death

Vital Records Service
Oklahoma State Department of Health
1000 Northeast 10th
Oklahoma City, OK 73117

FO Code 783

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

2. Cost of Copy

Birth $15.00; Death $15.00; Marriage/divorce varies with County clerk and/ or District Court.

3. Type of Payment

Money order or personal check. No credit cards accepted.

4. Remarks

FOs must write directly to the State at the above address in GN 00308.069B.1. to obtain certified birth/death records. If SSA is paying for the record (i.e., requirements for SSA purchase in GN 00301.210 are met), include a third party draft payable to “Oklahoma State Department of Health.” A valid, legal photo I.D. is required from the applicant or the individual representing the applicant for the issuance of a certified birth or death certificate. SSA FOs should follow procedures in GN 00308.001B.3. for identification requirements.

Special procedures have been established for SSA offices to verify the validity of a birth record submitted by the applicant at a reduced search fee of $5. FOs must complete items 1, 3, and 4 of form SSA-L706-F3 (05/2005), including the applicant’s signature in the release section of item 1 in lieu of ID of applicant. Attach a legible copy of the birth certificate to be verified. Include a stamped, self-addressed return envelope and a third party draft of $5 payable to “Oklahoma State Department of Health.” Send only requests for verification to the following address:

Oklahoma State Department of Health
Vital Records Service – c/o VVE
1000 NE Tenth Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73117

Can FO verify, certify, or obtain free copy of birth/death record? No. The parallel FO cannot follow up on any requests.


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0200308069
GN 00308.069 - Oklahoma Vital Records - 04/15/2009
Batch run: 04/21/2009
Rev:04/15/2009