TN 24 (07-04)

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

AccomackAccomack, VA 23301
  
AlbemarleCrozet, VA 22932
  
AlleghanyMontebello, VA 24464
  
AmeliaAmelia, VA 23002
  
AmhurstAmhurst, VA 24521
  
AppomattoxAppomattox, VA 24522
  
ArlingtonArlington, VA 22212
  
AugustaVerona, VA 24482
  
BathWarm Springs, VA 24484
  
BedfordBedford, VA 24523
  
BlandBland, VA 24315
  
BotetourtFincastle, VA 24090
  
BrunswickLawrenceville, VA 23868
  
BuchananGrundy, VA 24614
  
BuckinghamBuckingham, VA 23921
  
CampbellRustburg, VA 24588
  
CarolineBowling Green, VA 22427
  
CarrollHillville, VA 24343
  
Charles CityCharles City, VA 23030
  
CharlotteCharlotte, VA 23923
  
ChesterfieldChesterfield, VA 23832
  
ClarkeBerryville, VA 22611
  
CraigNew Castle, VA 24127
  
CulpeperCulpeper, VA 22701
  
CumberlandCumberland, VA 23040
  
DickensonClintwood, VA 24228
  
DinwiddieDinwiddie, VA 23841
  
EssexTappahannock, VA 22560
  
FairfaxFairfax, VA 22030
  
FauquierWarrenton, VA 22186
  
FloydFloyd,VA 24091
  
FluvannaPalmyra, VA 22963
  
FranklinRocky Mount, VA 24151
  
FrederickStephens City, VA 22656
  
GilesPearisburg, VA 24134
  
GloucesterGloucester, VA 23061
  
GoochlandGoochland, VA 23063
  
GraysonIndependence, VA 24348
  
GreeneStenardsville, VA 22973
  
GreensvilleEmporia, VA 23847
  
HalifaxHalifax, VA 24558
  
HanoverHanover, VA 23069
  
HenricoP.O. Box 27032
Richmond, VA 23273
  
HenryCollinsville, VA 24078
  
HighlandMonterey, VA 24465
  
Isle of WightIsle of Wight, VA 23397
  
James CityToano, VA 23168
  
King and QueenKing Queen, VA 23085
  
King GeorgeKing George, VA 22485
  
King WilliamKing William, VA 23086
  
LancasterLancaster, VA 22503
  
LeeJonesville, VA 24263
  
LoudonLeesburg, VA 22075
  
LouisaLouisa, VA 23093
  
LunenburgLunenburg, VA 23952
  
MadisonMadison, VA 22727
  
MathewsMathews, VA 23109
  
MecklenburgBoydton, VA 23917
  
MiddlesexSaluda, VA 23149
  
MontgomeryChristiansburg, VA 24073
  
NelsonLovingston, VA 22949
  
New KentNew Kent, VA 23124
  
NorthamptonEastville, VA 23124
  
NorthumberlandHeathsville, VA 22473
  
NottowayNottoway, VA 23955
  
OrangeOrange, VA 22960
  
PageLuray, VA 22835
  
PatrickStuart, VA 24171
  
PittsylvaniaChatham, VA 24531
  
PowhatanPowhatan, VA 23139
  
Prince EdwardFarmville, VA 23901
  
Prince GeorgePrince George, VA 23875
  
Prince WilliamManassas, VA 22110
  
PulaskiPulaski, VA 24301
  
RappahannockWashington, VA 22747
  
RichmondWarsaw, VA 22572
  
RoanokeSalem, VA 24153
  
RockbridgeLexington, VA 24450
  
RockinghamBridgewater, VA 22812
  
RussellLebanon, VA 24266
  
ScottGate City, VA 24251
  
ShenandoahWoodstock, VA 22664
  
SmythMarion, VA 24354
  
SouthamptonCourtland, VA 23837
  
SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania, VA 22553
  
StaffordStafford, VA 22554
  
SurrySurry, VA 23883
  
SussexSussex, VA 23884
  
TazewellTazewell, VA 24651
  
WarrenFront Royal, VA 22630
  
WashingtonAbingdon, VA 24210
  
WestmorelandMontross, VA 22520
  
WiseWise, VA 24293
  
WytheWytheville, VA 24382
  
YorkYorktown, VA 23690

D. List of Independent Cities

AlexandriaAlexandria, VA 22301
  
BristolBristol, VA 24201
  
Buena VistaBuena Vista, VA 24416
  
CharlottesvilleCharlottesville, VA 22901
  
Clifton ForgeClifton Forge, VA 24422
  
Colonial HeightsColonial Heights, VA 23834
  
CovingtonCovington, VA 24426
  
DanvilleDanville, VA 24541
  
FairfaxFairfax, VA 22030
  
Falls ChurchFalls Church, VA 22046
  
FranklinFranklin, VA 23851
  
FredericksburgFredericksburg, VA 22401
  
GalaxGalax, VA 24333
  
HamptonHampton, VA 23669
  
HarrisonburgHarrisonburg, VA 22801
  
HopewellHopewell, VA 23860
  
LynchburgLynchburg, VA 24501
  
MartinsvilleMartinsville, VA 24112
  
Newport NewsNewport News, VA 23602
  
NorfolkNorfolk, VA 23510
  
NortonNorton, VA 23510
  
PetersburgPetersburg, VA 23803
  
PortsmouthPortsmouth, VA 23705
  
RadfordRadford, VA 24141
  
RoanokeRoanoke, VA 24001
  
South BostonSouth Boston, VA 24592
  
StauntonStaunton, VA 24401
  
SuffolkSuffolk, VA 23432
  
Virginia BeachVirginia Beach, VA 23450
  
WaynesboroWaynesboro, VA 22980
  
WilliamsburgWilliamsburg, VA 23185
  
WinchesterWinchester, VA 22601

To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0200308090
GN 00308.090 - Virginia Vital Records - 03/31/2009
Batch run: 03/31/2009
Rev:03/31/2009