Maryland Vital Records


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How to Obtain Maryland Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

This page provides information on obtaining copies of Maryland birth certificates, Maryland marriage licenses, Maryland divorce decrees and Maryland death records. There are also useful links to past Maryland Vital Records for those of you conducting family history research. General information about US vital records can be viewed on this site's homepage

Maryland birth, marriage and death certificates may be obtained from the following government office:

Division of Vital Records
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
6550 Reisterstown Road
P.O. Box 68760
Baltimore, MD 21215-0020

Maryland birth, marriage and death certificate order forms as well as more information are available on the following pages:

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene may be contacted by phone on (410) 764-3038 or online at

Remarks: State office has records since August 1898.

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Other Maryland Vital Records Resources
I have included these additional sites because they may contain Maryland vital records (birth records, marriage records, divorce records or death records) that you might find useful if you are conducting genealogy research: - Maryland a directory of  thousands of obituaries with a page of obituary indexes for each Maryland county

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Maryland Birth Records free online birth indexes for Maryland

Search Maryland Marriage Records Online - a comprehensive collection of many online marriage databases for Maryland indexed in county order

USGenweb Archives Project - Maryland USGenWeb is an archive of free databases including vital and other records such as marriages, church records, wills,censuses and cemetery records.

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