Delaware Vital Records

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Delaware Government-Issued Vital Records

Ordering vital records in Delaware with Vital Records Online is a hassle-free process. Our unmatched experience in online assisted application services will save you time on unnecessary document resubmission at the office. If needed, you will greatly benefit from our unlimited support throughout your application process. We are here to help, by email and telephone.

The Delaware Department of Public Health sets the requirements for the necessary documentation that you will need in order to obtain your certified vital records. An authorized copy of your vital records is necessary for a variety of purposes. Replace a lost birth certificate, marriage certificate, and death certificate in a few steps with our online forms.

Save unnecessary trips to the Delaware Department of Vital Records and order a certified copy of your records from the comfort of your home. We take care of the processing and ensure a timely delivery straight to your door.

Click the links below to start your online application:

Official Birth Certificate

Delaware Birth Certificate

Request a Certified Copy of Live Birth for your baby or child.

Official Marriage Certificate

Delaware Marriage Certificate

Obtain Marriage records for yourself or a family member.

Official Marriage Certificate

Delaware Death Certificate

Get an Original Copy of a Death Certificate replacement for a lost record.

Ordering Vital Records in Delaware

Before starting the process to request a certified copy of a birth certificate, marriage certificate, or death certificate, it is important to understand that you will have to provide some sensitive information in order to obtain your records. It is also important to know about the requirements, processing times, and other relevant information for the Delaware government agency. Read below to understand more about some of the most frequently asked questions.

  1. Requesting Vital Records from Delaware

    To understand what is needed before you apply for a certified copy of a birth, marriage, or death certificate, it is good to know some sensitive information about the requirements, processing times, and other information required by Delaware.

  2. How long will it take to receive my vital records from Delaware?

    Processing times differ between offices, but you should expect to receive your vital records in Delaware in 2 to 5 weeks.

  3. What documents are required to order vital records from the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS)?

    To complete the online application, the DHSS Delaware requires applicants to prove their identity by including a photocopy of their ID. It varies depending on the type of certificate, but commonly people can use a driver's license or a state photo ID. Check other acceptable IDs per certificate needed:

    Delaware Birth Certificate Requirements
    Delaware Marriage Certificate Requirements
    Delaware Death Certificate Requirements

  4. How much does a copy of a vital record cost from the DHSS Delaware?

    Vital Records Online will charge a fee starting from $49 for the assistant service whenever you order birth records, marriage certificates or licenses, divorce certificates, or death records. The state of Delaware will charge a $25.00 fee for each certified copy of a birth, any additional copy to your order will cost $25.00, $25.00 fee for each marriage certificate certified copy, any additional copy to your order will cost $25.00. A $25.00 fee for each death certificate, any additional copy to your order will cost $25.00.

  5. Who can request vital records from Delaware?

    There are limitations to who can request vital records in the state of Delaware Bureau of Vital Statistics. It depends on if the request is for a birth, marriage, or death certificate, the requestor must be doing it on their own behalf. Otherwise, the requester must be part of the close family, some distant family member, or must be the legal representative for the individual of record.

  6. How to order birth certificates and other vital records from Delaware?

    There are two options to order vital records in Delaware. The first and the easiest one is through Vital Records Online. You will be able to start your application process online, and then you will receive your birth certificate or the other vital records by mail.

    The second option is going in person to the public office where the person in the record was born. This process can be time-consuming because of the paperwork required and the long waiting lines typically associated with the Administration.

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Delaware Vital Records Office
Business Hours
Monday - Friday 8AM–4:30PM
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Vital Records Online Mailing Center
PO Box 13471
Miami, FL 33101

Currently, this location is not open to the public.