!!Consumer Alert!!

  • The Office of Vital Statistics Services does not recommend the use of commercial vendors when ordering certified copies of vital records.
  • If you need to obtain a certified copy of a certificate we highly suggest following the procedures below.  Doing so will save you time and money.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Vital Statistics Services is experiencing an unexpected service interruption. Due to unforeseen circumstances, certified copies of birth, marriage, divorce or death certificates are currently unavailable.

Customers are encouraged to continue submitting requests either online or to the office in Cheyenne. It is expected that service will resume December 1. We sincerely apologize for any inconveniences experienced by our customers due to this unfortunate situation.

How to Request a Certified Copy of a Certificate

Our office is only able to issue certified copies of certificates for events that occurred in the state of Wyoming.

Please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “Where to Write” web page to find contact information for other states and territories. 


  • How to Obtain a Birth Certificate

  • How to Obtain a Death Certificate

  • How to Obtain a Marriage/Divorce Certificate

    Address and Payment Information for Mail-In Requests

    Requests should be submitted along with the fee. Money orders or a personalized check from the person making the request should be made payable to Vital Statistics Services. Please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope with the request. All personal checks are only accepted when:

    • The requestor is entitled to the record and
    • The check is personalized and on the account of the person making the request
    • Third-party or non-bank personalized checks will not be processed.

    Send to: Vital Statistics Services
    Hathaway Building
    Cheyenne, WY 82002
    (307) 777-7591