Scam Alerts

Phone Scam​​

The Division of Vital Records warns consumers of a phone scam targeting customers who have misdialed our phone number when ordering vital records. The Division of Vital Records will never ask for your Social Security number or credit card PIN when processing requests for copies of vital records. Double check the number when dialing. Report fraud if you have been a victim. Click here for more information.

Online Vendors

Please note that Vital Chek (www.vitalchek.com​) is the only authorized online vendor of Maryland Vital Records. Other online services simply use your information to request a copy of the record by mail.