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Where to Write for Vital Records
The links below are provided for those users who want direct access to individual state and territory information. To use this valuable tool, you must first determine the state or area where the birth, death, marriage, or divorce occurred, then click on that state or area. Please follow the provided guidelines to ensure an accurate response to your request.
The federal government does not distribute certificates, files, or indexes with identifying information for vital records. Applications for passports can be obtained through the U.S. State Department. Family issues such as marriage, divorce, death, and birth abroad can be found at this site.
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