The collection of marriage records held in the Idaho Marriage Records Index totals 120,183. These marriage records start in 1947 and continue through 1960, and they were compiled from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. To obtain more information on the Idaho Marriage Records Index, visit the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare website.
The Idaho Marriage Records Index usually provides the following details: the location of the marriage; date of marriage; the year the marriage certificate was issued along with the marriage certificate number; and the full names of the bride and groom.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare stores the original marriage records contained in the Idaho Marriage Records Index. To learn how to order copies of marriage records, use the following contact information for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
450 West State Street
Boise, ID 83702
The Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, through the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, is responsible for maintaining birth and death records from July 1911 to the present, as well as marriage and divorce records from May 1947 to the present. Information regarding events that occurred in other states can be located at the National Center for Health Statistics.
It is important to understand the marriage records in Idaho are considered legally confidential for 50 years. Therefore, any individual requesting a copy of a marriage record or other vital record must provide proof of relation (he or she must be an immediate family member) and acceptable identification for records made within the last five decades.
Certified copies of marriage records can be obtained by either mail or online, and requests for certificates cannot be made in-person, by phone or by email. The fee for a marriage certificate copy is $13.00.
Requests for marriage certificates through the Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics must include the following information: the full name on the certificate; the date of the marriage; the city of the marriage; the relation to the person listed on the certificate; the proof of relation; the purpose of the request; and a return address.
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