Division of Vital Records

The Division of Vital Records will be closed on

Monday, January 20 in observance of

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.​

​The Div​ision of Vital Records (DVR) of the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) issues certified copies of birth, death, fetal death, and marriage certificates (2007 – present) for events that occur in Maryland. The DVR also provides divorce verifications (1992 - present) and information on procedures for registering an adoption, foreign adoptions and legitimation.​

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