South Carolina Vital Records


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How to Obtain South Carolina Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

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

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

Office of Vital Records
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201

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

The South Carolina State Department of Health may be contacted by phone on (803) 898-3630 or online at

State office has records since January 1915

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

World's Largest Newspaper Archive instantly search 12 million newspaper pages of birth, marriage, death and obituary announcements etc. from 1690 - today

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South Carolina Birth Records free online birth indexes for South Carolina

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

USGenweb Archives Project - South Carolina 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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