Certified copies cannot be obtained without charge if hardship exists. If the document
is requested by the PSC, OIO or is needed to resolve a death alert, the parallel FO
is authorized to pay for the document with imprest funds.
Requests made to the Utah BVS for birth or death documents must be accompanied by
an enlarged photocopy of the front and back of an acceptable identification document
from the requestor and a signed statement.
All requests for vital records should be made directly to the Utah Department of Health,
Office of Vital Records and Statistics accompanied by the appropriate fees. Any requests
that are faxed/mailed to FO 900 will be returned to sender. Current response time
to obtain a certified copy of the record will vary from 2-6 weeks.
Certification of divorce or marriage is available through the State Vital Records
office for the years 1978-present.
Can FO verify, certify or obtain free copy of birth/death record? No