Vital Statistics Services
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.
Vital Statistics Services is the official source for certified copies of vital records such as Wyoming birth and death certificates.
Part of the Wyoming Department of Health, the program serves as the official custodian of all state vital records and shares health information to support planning efforts.
What is a Vital Record?
A vital record includes birth, death, stillbirth, marriage, divorce records, and related data. Records are registered with the registrar of the county in which the event happened, and then are filed with the state.
Services Provided by Our Staff
- 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
How to Obtain Certificates
Important Advice About Using Birth Certificates to Get a Driver's License
Additional information about drivers' licenses can be found at the Wyoming Department of Transportation.
Vital Statistics Services is open Monday through Friday except on official state holidays. Please note that records are processed between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Our office is on the first floor of the Hathaway Building at 2300 Capitol Ave in Cheyenne. The building 100 yards south of the Wyoming State Capitol and is directly across the street from the Wyoming Supreme Court Building. Enter the building at the main entrance (look for the statue of former Wyoming Governor Stan Hathaway) and after a few steps turn right to find the office entrance.
Vital Statistics and Reports
The Vital Statistics Service Program offers interesting data for the public to review. Most are in the form of annual reports of Wyoming births, deaths, marriages and divorces. Provisional quarterly data for very recent years can also be reviewed.
Annual Reports and Provisional Data
Vital Statistics Services Information for Mothers and Hospitals
Information for Mothers
Hospital Information for Filing Birth Certificates
Family Tree and Other Historical Requests
Birth records are on file since July 1909. Death records are on file since July 1909. Marriage and divorce records are on file since May 1941.
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
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.
Birth records that are more than 100 years old and any death, marriage, and divorce records that are 50 years old should be obtained through Wyoming State Archives.
State Archives Contact Information:
Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources
Wyoming State Archives
2301 Central Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82002
NOTE: To view many files included with this site such as application forms and reports , you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download and a description of Adobe PDF format is available at Adobe's web site).