Mississippi Vital Records

Mississippi State Vital Records Office

Vital Records, State Dept of Health
2423 North State Street
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215
Fax: (601)576-7505

Personal checks accepted from in-state requests only. Make bank or postal money order payable to Mississippi State Department of Health.

Record Type Cost Dates Comments
Birth (long) $12.00 Since 1912 A full copy of the original certificate that contains all information most commonly used for Passports and travel .
Birth (short) $7.00 Since 1912 Abstract or computer generated copy with name, date, place, and state file #
Death $10.00 Since 1912
Marriage $10.00 Jan. 1926-1 July 1938
Jan. 1942-present
If the records are not available at the State office, they should be available from the Circuit Clerk in the county where the license was issued.
Divorce $6.00 Since Jan. 1926 Index search for each 5-year increment. Certified copies are not available from the State office.

Mississippi Counties:
Adams, Alcorn, Amite, Attala, Benton, Bolivar, Calhoun, Carroll, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Claiborne, Clarke, Clay, Coahoma, Copiah, Covington, DeSoto, Forrest, Franklin, George, Greene, Grenada, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Itawamba, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lafayette, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Leake, Lee, Leflore, Lincoln, Lowndes, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Panola, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Rankin, Scott, Sharkey, Simpson, Smith, Stone, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union, Walthall, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Wilkinson, Winston, Yalobusha, Yazoo

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