PROGRAM OPERATIONS MANUAL SYSTEMPart GN – GeneralChapter 003 – EvidenceSubchapter 08 – Sources and Fees for State and Local Vital Statistics RecordsTransmittal No. 42, 09/04/2019
This is a Quick Action Transmittal. These revisions do not change or introduce new policy or procedure.
Summary of Changes
GN 00308.008 Alaska Vital Records
Section B.2 Cost of Copy
Birth/Death/Marriage/Divorce copy: Updated fees from $25.00 to $30.00.
Each additional copy requested at the same time: Updated fees from $20.00 to $25.00.
Divorce decrees are available from the Clerk of the Superior Court in the judicial district where the divorce was granted: Juneau and Ketchikan (First District); Nome (Second District); Anchorage (Third District); Fairbanks (Fourth District). The cost of copy varies. The State office has divorce records since 1950.
FO Code 996
NOTE: You can find the most up-to-date information from the Bureau of Vital Statistics . In addition, you can find EIN information here .
Birth/Death/Marriage/Divorce $30.00, $25.00 for each additional copy requested at the same time.
Money order or certified check made payable to “State of Alaska”.
Can FO verify, certify, or obtain free copy of birth/death record? No.
Divorce records are available since 1950. The State office has some records beginning 1913. State office also has some records for the following cities and towns beginning with the date shown:
Assume that births of Alaska natives, except in the towns and cities listed above, were not recorded until 1930 or later. The BVS will accept credit cards for all record requests made by fax (907-465-3618) or mail. There is an $11.00 fee for this service in addition to the $25.00 fee for each record. The $11.00 credit card fee is not for expedited service.
ID Requirements: All requests must include a copy of a picture ID of the requester, and a signature under the copied ID is also required. If SSA is the requester, proper completion of the SSA-L706 will satisfy the State’s identity requirement.