West Virginia Vital Records

West Virginia State Vital Records Office

Vital Registration, Division of Health
State Capitol Complex
Bldg. 3, Rm. 513
Charleston, WV 25305
(304) 558-2931
Info: (304) 558-2931
Fax: (304) 343-2169

Make check or money order to Vital Registration. Be advised, there was a fire in 1921 that destroyed many records.

Record Type Cost Dates Comments
Birth $5.00 Since Jan. 1917 For earlier records, write to the Clerk of County Court in the county where the birth occurred.
Death $5.00 Since Jan. 1917
Marriage $5.00 Since 1921 If the records are not available at the State office, they should be available from the County Clerk in the county where the license was issued.
Divorce $5.00 Since 1968

West Virginia Counties:
Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood, Wyoming

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