PROGRAM OPERATIONS MANUAL SYSTEMPart GN – GeneralChapter 003 – EvidenceSubchapter 08 – Sources and Fees for State and Local Vital Statistics RecordsTransmittal No. 43, 09/09/2019
This is a Quick Action Transmittal. These revisions do not change or introduce new policy or procedure.
Summary of Changes
GN 00308.061 New Mexico Vital Records
Updated link for the New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics Website
Marriage and divorce records are available only in the county where the marriage was performed or the divorce was granted.
P.O. Box 25767 Albuquerque, NM 87125
Marriage records are kept by the County Clerk in county where marriage license was issued. Divorce records are kept by the District Court Clerk in District where divorce granted.
FO Code 860
NOTE: You can find the most up-to-date information from New Mexico Bureau of Vital
Records. In addition, you can find EIN information here .
Birth $10.00, Death $5.00, Marriage/divorce varies with County Clerk and/ or District Court.
Money order preferred, no cash.
For birth records, use EVVE (GN 00302.980). If not successful, the FO should write directly to the State at the above address to obtain birth records. Make birth record requests using SSA-L706.
Requests for death records should be on SSA letterhead and must include name of decedent, date of birth, and date of death. If exact date of death is unknown, provide a span of years to be searched.
If SSA is paying for the record (i.e., requirements for SSA purchase in GN 00301.210 are met or verification required by enumeration policy), include a third party draft payable to “New Mexico Vital Records.”
The parallel FO cannot follow up on any requests.
Can FO verify, certify, or obtain free copy of birth/death record? No
County Clerk P.O. Box 542 Albuquerque, NM 87103
County Clerk P.O. Box 197 Reserve, NM 87830
County Clerk P.O. Box 580 Roswell, NM 88201
County Clerk 320 East High St. P.O. Box 190 Grants, NM 87020
County Clerk P.O. Box 159 Raton, NM 87740
County Clerk P.O. Box 1168 Clovis, NM 88101
251 W. Amador Las Cruces, NM 88001 ($1.50) “YES”
151 N. Church Las Cruces, NM 88001 “YES”
County Clerk P.O. Box 347 Fort Sumner, NM 88119
County Clerk P.O. Box 850 Carlsbad, NM 88221 ($1.50) “YES”
District Court P.O. Box 1838 Carlsbad, NM 88221 ($1.50 plus $0.35 per page) “YES”
County Clerk P.O. Box 898 Silver City, NM 88062 “YES” , state for SSA purposes.
P.O. Box 2339 Silver City, NM 88062 “YES”
County Clerk Guadalupe Courthouse Santa Rosa, NM 88435
County Clerk P.O. Box 1002 Mosquero, NM 87733
County Clerk 300 S. Shakespeare Lordsburg, NM 88045 ($1.50) “No free copy.”
P.O. Drawer E Lordsburg, NM 88045
($1.50, plus postage, plus $0.35 for additional pages) “No free copy.”
County Clerk P.O. Box 1507 Lovington, NM 88260
County Clerk P.O. Box 338 Carrizozo, NM 88301
County Clerk P.O. Box 30 Los Alamos, NM 87544
County Clerk P.O. Box 1838 Deming, NM 88031 ($1.50) “No free copy.”
Luna County Courthouse Room 40 Deming, NM 88030 “YES”
County Clerk P.O. Box 1268 Gallup, NM 87301
County Clerk P.O. Box 360 Mora, NM 87732
County Clerk 1000 New York Ave., Rm 108 Alamogordo, NM 88310 ($1.50) “No free copy.”
L1000 New York Ave., Rm. 209 Alamogordo, NM 88310 “YES”
County Clerk P.O. Box 1225 Tucumari, NM 88401
County Clerk P.O. Box 158 Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575
County Clerk Roosevelt Courthouse Portales, NM 88130
County Clerk P.O. Box 40 Bernalillo, NM 87004
County Clerk P.O. Box 550 Aztec, NM 87410
County Clerk San Miguel Courthouse Las Vegas, NM 87701
County Clerk P.O. Box 1985 Santa Fe, NM 87501
County Clerk 311 Date St. Truth or Consequences, NM 87901 (Marriage $1.50) “No free marriage certificate” .
County Clerk P.O. Box I Socorro, NM 87801
County Clerk P.O. Box 678 Taos, NM 87571
County Clerk P.O. Box 48 Estancia, NM 87016
County Clerk P.O. Box 430 Clayton, NM 88415
County Clerk P.O. Box 969 Los Lunas, NM 87031