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GN 00308.090 Virginia Vital Records

A. Process

Divorce records are available from the Clerk of the Court in the county or city where the divorce was granted. The cost of copy varies. Marriage records are available from the Court Clerk in the county where the license was issued. The cost of copy varies.

B. Procedure - State Sources

1. Address and FO Code

Virginia Department of Health
Box 1000
Richmond, VA 23218-1000

FO Code 285

NOTE: You can obtain additional information from the Virginia Department of Health . Walk-in service is available, and you can get the document the same day! In addition, you can find EIN information here .

2. Cost of Copy:

$12.00 - effective 7/1/2004

3. Type of Payment:

Money order or certified check

4. Remarks:

The FO should write directly to the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Vital Records (OVR) and Health Statistics to obtain birth/death/marriage/divorce records. Include one of the following in all cases: a money order, certified check, or Third Pary Draft.

Marriage/divorce records are also usually available from the clerk of the Circuit Court in the county where the license was issued or the divorce was granted. Cost varies.

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

To Request a Birth Record

When a birth record is needed, the FO should: .

  • Complete Form SSA-L706 (See GN 00302.070.
    Request identification from those applicants for whom we are forwarding requests for vital records information. SSA will use the primary and secondary identification documents listed on the Office of Vital Records and Health Statistics website (http://www.vdh.state.va.us/vitalrec/index.asp), as the type of identification document(s) the State Registrar requires.

  • Include a photocopy of the identification document

  • Have the person whose information is being requested sign the SSA-L706 to authorize disclosure of the information; and

  • Include payment and a self-addressed stamped return envelope.

NOTE: To verify by mail a suspect Virginia BC submitted to SSA, provide both the front and back of the document to the Virginia State Vital Records Registrar. A number on the back of legitimate Virginia BCs helps Vital Records trace the document. The $12.00 fee applies in this situation.

C. LIST OF COUNTIES

Accomack Accomack, VA 23301
Albemarle Crozet, VA 22932
Alleghany Montebello, VA 24464
Amelia Amelia, VA 23002
Amhurst Amhurst, VA 24521
Appomattox Appomattox, VA 24522
Arlington Arlington, VA 22212
Augusta Verona, VA 24482
Bath Warm Springs, VA 24484
Bedford Bedford, VA 24523
Bland Bland, VA 24315
Botetourt Fincastle, VA 24090
Brunswick Lawrenceville, VA 23868
Buchanan Grundy, VA 24614
Buckingham Buckingham, VA 23921
Campbell Rustburg, VA 24588
Caroline Bowling Green, VA 22427
Carroll Hillville, VA 24343
Charles City Charles City, VA 23030
Charlotte Charlotte, VA 23923
Chesterfield Chesterfield, VA 23832
Clarke Berryville, VA 22611
Craig New Castle, VA 24127
Culpeper Culpeper, VA 22701
Cumberland Cumberland, VA 23040
Dickenson Clintwood, VA 24228
Dinwiddie Dinwiddie, VA 23841
Essex Tappahannock, VA 22560
Fairfax Fairfax, VA 22030
Fauquier Warrenton, VA 22186
Floyd Floyd,VA 24091
Fluvanna Palmyra, VA 22963
Franklin Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Frederick Stephens City, VA 22656
Giles Pearisburg, VA 24134
Gloucester Gloucester, VA 23061
Goochland Goochland, VA 23063
Grayson Independence, VA 24348
Greene Stenardsville, VA 22973
Greensville Emporia, VA 23847
Halifax Halifax, VA 24558
Hanover Hanover, VA 23069
Henrico P.O. Box 27032
Richmond, VA 23273
Henry Collinsville, VA 24078
Highland Monterey, VA 24465
Isle of Wight Isle of Wight, VA 23397
James City Toano, VA 23168
King and Queen King Queen, VA 23085
King George King George, VA 22485
King William King William, VA 23086
Lancaster Lancaster, VA 22503
Lee Jonesville, VA 24263
Loudon Leesburg, VA 22075
Louisa Louisa, VA 23093
Lunenburg Lunenburg, VA 23952
Madison Madison, VA 22727
Mathews Mathews, VA 23109
Mecklenburg Boydton, VA 23917
Middlesex Saluda, VA 23149
Montgomery Christiansburg, VA 24073
Nelson Lovingston, VA 22949
New Kent New Kent, VA 23124
Northampton Eastville, VA 23124
Northumberland Heathsville, VA 22473
Nottoway Nottoway, VA 23955
Orange Orange, VA 22960
Page Luray, VA 22835
Patrick Stuart, VA 24171
Pittsylvania Chatham, VA 24531
Powhatan Powhatan, VA 23139
Prince Edward Farmville, VA 23901
Prince George Prince George, VA 23875
Prince William Manassas, VA 22110
Pulaski Pulaski, VA 24301
Rappahannock Washington, VA 22747
Richmond Warsaw, VA 22572
Roanoke Salem, VA 24153
Rockbridge Lexington, VA 24450
Rockingham Bridgewater, VA 22812
Russell Lebanon, VA 24266
Scott Gate City, VA 24251
Shenandoah Woodstock, VA 22664
Smyth Marion, VA 24354
Southampton Courtland, VA 23837
Spotsylvania Spotsylvania, VA 22553
Stafford Stafford, VA 22554
Surry Surry, VA 23883
Sussex Sussex, VA 23884
Tazewell Tazewell, VA 24651
Warren Front Royal, VA 22630
Washington Abingdon, VA 24210
Westmoreland Montross, VA 22520
Wise Wise, VA 24293
Wythe Wytheville, VA 24382
York Yorktown, VA 23690

D. List of Independent Cities

Alexandria Alexandria, VA 22301
Bristol Bristol, VA 24201
Buena Vista Buena Vista, VA 24416
Charlottesville Charlottesville, VA 22901
Clifton Forge Clifton Forge, VA 24422
Colonial Heights Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Covington Covington, VA 24426
Danville Danville, VA 24541
Fairfax Fairfax, VA 22030
Falls Church Falls Church, VA 22046
Franklin Franklin, VA 23851
Fredericksburg Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Galax Galax, VA 24333
Hampton Hampton, VA 23669
Harrisonburg Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Hopewell Hopewell, VA 23860
Lynchburg Lynchburg, VA 24501
Martinsville Martinsville, VA 24112
Newport News Newport News, VA 23602
Norfolk Norfolk, VA 23510
Norton Norton, VA 23510
Petersburg Petersburg, VA 23803
Portsmouth Portsmouth, VA 23705
Radford Radford, VA 24141
Roanoke Roanoke, VA 24001
South Boston South Boston, VA 24592
Staunton Staunton, VA 24401
Suffolk Suffolk, VA 23432
Virginia Beach Virginia Beach, VA 23450
Waynesboro Waynesboro, VA 22980
Williamsburg Williamsburg, VA 23185
Winchester Winchester, VA 22601

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GN 00308.090 - Virginia Vital Records - 11/05/2008
Batch run: 03/31/2009
Rev:11/05/2008