TN 24 (07-04)

GN 00308.096 Wisconsin Vital Records

A. Process

Birth, death, marriage, and divorce records are available from the address in GN 00308.096B.1. Birth, death, and marriage records are also available from the county registers of deeds. See GN 00308.096C. for information about requesting records from county sources. Divorce records are available only from the State Vital Records Office.

B. Procedure - State Sources

1. Address and FO Code

State of Wisconsin Vital Records
P.O. Box 309
Madison, WI 53701-0309

FO Code 536

NOTE: You can find up-to-date information and request forms and expedited processing instructionsfrom the Wisconsin Vital Records Services. In addition, you can find EIN information here .

2. Cost of Copy:

Birth $20.00, Death/marriage/divorce $20.00

A second copy ordered at the same time is $3.00.

There is an additional $20.00 fee for expedited service, which is available in person or by fax.

3. Type of Payment:

Money order, certified or personal check payable to Wisconsin Vital Records. Credit card orders are only accepted for faxed expedited requests.

4. Remarks:

Field offices should write directly to Wisconsin Vital Records to obtain State records. If SSA is paying for the record (i.e., requirements in GN 00301.210 for SSA purchase are met) or verification is required by enumeration policy, include a Third Party Draft. Otherwise, include a money order, certified check, or personal check. The request should also include a postage-paid, preaddressed return envelope.

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

C. List Of Counties

You can find up-to-date county information here .

1. Adams

Box 219
Friendship, WI 53934

“NO” except hardship

2. Ashland

Registrar of Deeds
Courthouse
201 W. Main St., Room 206
Ashland, WI 54806
(715)682-7008

3. Barron

Courthouse
Barron, WI 54812

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

4. Bayfield

Registrar of Deeds
P.O. Box 813
Washburn, WI 54891
(715)373-6119

5. Brown

Green Bay, WI 53405

6. Buffalo

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 28
Alma, WI 54610

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

7. Burnett

Registrar of Deeds
Burnett County Government Bldg.
7410 County Road K -  103
Siren, WI 54872
(715)349-2183

8. Calumet

206 Court Street
Chilton, WI 53014

9. Chippewa

Register of Deeds
711 N. Bridge St.
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

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

10. Clark

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 384
Neillsville, WI 54456

Clerk of Courts
P.O. Box 305
Neillsville, WI 54456
($5.00 plus $0.15 per page)

11. Columbia

Columbia Courthouse
Portage, WI 53901

12. Crawford

Courthouse
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

13. Dane

Dane County Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 1438
Madison, WI 53701-1438
(608) 266-4142

Requests for birth, death, and marriage records must be on this form and include the appropriate fee.

Divorce Records:

Dane County Clerk of Courts
City/County Building Room 224
Madison, WI 53709
Voice: (608) 266- 9286
FAX: (608) 266-4241

Cost varies for divorce depending on length, send written request and county will bill requestor.

14. Dodge

Dodge County Register of Deeds
Administration Building
127 E. Oak St.
Juneau, WI 53039

15. Door

Courthouse
Sturgen Bay, WI 54235

16. Douglas

Register of Deeds
1313 Belknap Street
Superior, WI 54880
(715)394-0463

17. Dunn

Register of Deeds
800 Wilson Ave.
Menomonie, WI 54751

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

18. Eau Claire

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 718
Eau Claire, WI 54702

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

19. Florence

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 410
Florence, WI 54121

($15.00 Birth, $7.00 Marriage/death)

20. Fond du Lac

Fond du Lac County Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 509
Fond du Lac, WI 54936-0509

21. Forest

Courthouse
Crandon, WI 54520

22. Grant

Courthouse
Lancaster, WI 53813

23. Green

Courthouse
Monroe, WI 53566

24. Green Lake

Register of Deeds
492 Hill St.
P.O. Box 3188
Green Lake, WI 54941- 3188

25. Iowa

Iowa County Register of Deeds
222 N. Iowa St.
Dodgeville, WI 53533
(608) 935-5628

Divorce:

Iowa County Clerk of Courts
222 N. Iowa St.
Dodgeville, WI 53533
(608) 935-5052

26. Iron

Courthouse
Hurley, WI 54534

27. Jackson

Register of Deeds
307 Main St.
Black River Falls, WI 54615

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

28. Jefferson

Courthouse
Jefferson, WI 53594

29. Juneau

220 E. State Street
Mauston, WI 53948
“NO” except hardship

30. Kenosha

Registrar of Deeds
1010 56th Street
Kenosha, WI 53140

31. Kewaunee

613 Dodge Street
Kewaunee, WI 54216

32. LaCrosse

Courthouse
LaCrosse, WI 54601

33. Lafayette

626 Main
Darlington, WI 53530

34. Langlade

Register of Deeds
Courthouse
800 Clermont St.
Antigo, WI 54409

(Divorce $5.00 plus $1.25 per page)

35. Lincoln

Register of Deeds
Courthouse
1110 E. Main
Merrill, WI 54452

(Divorce $5.00 plus $1.25 per page)

36. Manitowoc

Courthouse
1010 S. 8th Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220

37. Marathon

Register of Deeds
500 Forest St.
Wausau, WI 54403

(Divorce $5.00 plus $1.25 per page)

38. Marinette

Registrar of Deeds
P.O. Box 320
Marinette, WI 54143
(715) 732-7553

Clerk of Courts
P.O. Box 320
Marinette, WI 54143
(715)732-7457

39. Marquette

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 236
Montello, WI 53949- 0236

40. Menominee

Courthouse
Keshena, WI 54135

41. Milwaukee

901 N. Ninth Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
“NO”

42. Monroe

Courthouse
Sparta, WI 54656

43. Oconto

Register of Deeds
301 Washington St.
Oconto, WI 54153
(414) 834-6807

Clerk of Courts
301 Washington St.
Oconto, WI 54153
(414) 834-6855

44. Oneida

Courthouse
Rhinelander, WI 54501

45. Outagamie

Courthouse
410 S. Walnut Street
Appleton, WI 54911
(414)832-5095

46. Ozaukee

Birth/Marriage/Death:

Ozaukee County Registrar of Deeds
P.O. Box 994
121 W. Main Street
Port Washington, WI 53074
(414) 238-8260

Divorce:

Ozaukee County Clerk of Courts
P.O. Box 994
1201 S. Spring Ct.
Port Washington, WI 53074
(414) 284-8404
($5.00 plus $1.25 per page)

Requests accepted by mail with money order, no phone requests accepted.

47. Pepin

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 39
Durand, WI 54736-0039

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

48. Pierce

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 267
Ellsworth, WI 54011

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

49. Polk

Courthouse
Balsam Lake, WI 54810

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

50. Portage

1516 Church Street
Stevens Point, WI 54481
“NO” except hardship

51. Price

Courthouse
Phillips, WI 53403

52. Racine

730 Wisconsin Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
“NO” except hardship

53. Richland

Courthouse
Richland Center, WI 53581

54. Rock

Courthouse
51 S. Main Street
Janesville, WI 53545

55. Rusk

Courthouse
Ladysmith, WI 54848

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

56. St. Croix

Register of Deeds
1101 Carmichael Rd.
Hudson, WI 54016

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

57. Sauk

Courthouse
Baraboo, WI 53913

58. Sawyer

Registrar of Deeds
P.O. Box 686
Hayward, WI 54843
(715)634-4867

59. Shawano

Courthouse
Shawano, WI 54166

60. Sheboygan

615 N. 6th Street
Sheyboygan, WI 53081

61. Taylor

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 403
Medford, WI 54451

Clerk of Courts
P.O. Box 97
Medford, WI 54451
($5.00 plus $1.25 per page)

62. Trempealeau

Courthouse Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 67
Whitehall, WI 54773

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

63. Vernon

Courthouse
Viroqua, WI 54665

64. Vilas

Courthouse
Eagle River, WI 54521

65. Walworth

Courthouse
Elkhorn, WI 53121

66. Washburn

Registrar of Deeds
P.O. Box 607
Shell Lake, WI 54871
(715)468-7421

67. Washington

Birth/Marriage/Death:

Washington County Registrar of Deeds
P.O. Box 1986
432 E. Washington Street
West Bend, WI 53095-7986
(414) 335-4318

Divorce:

Washington County Clerk of Courts
Family Division
P.O. Box 1986
432 E. Washington St.
West Bend, WI 53095-7986
(414) 335-4344
($5.00 plus $1.25 per page)

Requests accepted by mail with a money order, no phone request accepted.

68. Waukesha

Courthouse
515 W. Moreland Blvd.
Waukesha, WI 53186

69. Waupaca

Courthouse
811 Harding
Waupaca, WI 54981
(715) 258-6250

70. Waushara

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 338
Wautoma, WI 54982- 0338

71. Winnebago

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 2808
Oshkosh, WI 54903-2808

72. Wood

400 Market Street
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
“NO” except