Division of Vital Records

​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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For more information about birth, death, or marriage certificates, call 410-764-3038 (Baltimore local) or 1-800-832-3277 (toll-free).​