Kansas Birth & Death Vital Records

Kansas birth death recordsState Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Flower: Sunflower
State Name Language of Origin: Kansa via French
State Name Meaning: Named after the Kansas River, which was named after the Kaw or Kansas tribe
Admission to Union: January 29, 1861
Source: Wikipedia

In 1541, the Spanish explorer Francisco de Coronado, in 1541, was probably the first European to visit the area known today as Kansas. It became part of the United States in 1803 as a result of the Louisiana Purchase. Kansas vital records are available from the Kansas Office of Vital Statistics. Birth records and death records are available for a fee, and with proper photo identification, dating from July 1911. Earlier records are available from the County Clerk in the county where the event occurred. Visit http://www.kdheks.gov/vital/birth_howto.html for more information on obtaining Kansas birth records. To find how to obtain certified copies, visit http://www.kdheks.gov/vital/birth.html. Visit http://www.kdheks.gov/vital/death_howto.html for more information on obtaining Kansas death records. To find how to obtain certified copies, visit http://www.kdheks.gov/vital/death.html.

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Kansas Vital Records Offices


Record Type: Birth Certificates
Kansas Department of Health & Environment
Office of Vital Statistics
1000 SW Jackson, #120
Topeka, KS 66612-2221
Phone: 785-296-1400
Fax: 785-296-8075
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: Vital records are not considered public records in Kansas. Uncertified copies or verifications are not provided to the public. Birth certificates began being filed with the Office July 1, 1911.
Record Access Requirements: Must have a signed release from person of record or have direct interest for personal or property right. You must also include photocopy of your government-issued photo ID (DL, for instance).
Search Note: Pre-1940 records may be requested by an individual related as at least a cousin. Post 1940 records must be requested by an immediate family member.

Records Available: Death Records
Kansas State Department of Health & Environment
Office of Vital Statistics
1000 SW Jackson, #120
Topeka, KS 66612-2221
Phone: 785-296-1400
Fax: 785-296-8075
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: Vital records are not considered public records in Kansas. Uncertified copies or verifications are not provided to the public.
Record Access Requirements: Must have a signed release from immediate family member or show direct interest for personal or property right. You must also include photocopy of your government-issued photo ID (DL, for instance).
Note: Please include a daytime phone number.

Records Available: State Archives
Kansas State Historical Society
Library and Archives Division
6425 SW 6th Ave
Topeka, KS 66615-1099
Phone: 785-272-8681
Fax: 785-272-8682
Website

Business Hours: 9AM-4:30PM M-SAT

Kansas County Birth & Death Vital Records


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