Fees for Official Certificates and Record Services Increased
Fees charged by the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) for official birth, marriage, divorce and death certificates ordered through Vital Statistics Services (VSS) were increased July 1.
The costs of birth, marriage and divorce certificates went up by $5 each, with death certificate costs up $10. Fees for searches and other official activities went up by $5.
Vital Statistics Services helps the public file and access vital records. Vital records include birth, death, fetal death, marriage, divorce and other related data. Vital events are filed with the registrar in the county of occurrence and then are recorded with the state.
Looking to Request a Certificate?
Our office provides certified copies of birth, marriage, death and divorce certificates for events occurring in Wyoming.
(Closed on state holidays)
Our office is at 2300 Capitol Ave in Cheyenne on the first floor of the Hathaway Building, Room 175. The building is located 100 yards south of the Wyoming State Capitol and is across the street from the Wyoming Supreme Court Building. Enter our building at the main entrance (look for the statue of former Wyoming Governor Stan Hathaway) and after a few steps turn right to find our office entrance.
- File birth, death, fetal death, marriage, and divorce certificates
- Issue certified copies of birth, death, fetal death, marriage, and divorce certificates
- File delayed certificates
- Make corrections and amendments to records
- File adoption records
Vital Statistics Reports and Filing
Vital Statistics Services offers annual reports of Wyoming births, deaths, marriages and divorces and quarterly data for recent years. We also offer important information for expectant mothers and hospitals related to filing birth certificates. The buttons to the right offer quick links to these sections.
Family Tree and Historical Requests
Birth records are on file since July 1909. After 100 years from the date of the event, birth certificates can be obtained by anyone providing enough information to locate the record.
Death, Marriage and Divorce Records
Death records are on file since July 1909. Marriage and divorce records are on file since May 1941. After 50 years from the date of the event death, marriage, and divorce records may be obtained by anyone providing enough information to locate the record in question.
For genealogy or historical research documents that are considered open records (Birth over 100 years and all other records over 50 years), please contact the Wyoming State Archives:
Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources
Wyoming State Archives
2301 Central Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82002
If you are needing certified copies of these records for legal purposes, please request them from Vital Statistics Services.