Montana Birth & Death Vital Records

Montana birth death recordsState Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Flower: Bitterroot
State Name Language of Origin: Spanish
State Name Meaning: Mountain
Admission to Union: November 8, 1889
Source: Wikipedia

Indigenous Native Americans inhabited the region known as Montana for thousands of years. In 1803, the United States obtained most of Montana from France as a result of the Louisiana Purchase. As a result of the Oregon Treaty of 1846, the western portion of Montana was acquired from England in the Oregon Treaty. The discovery of gold in the 1860s in Montana boosted its population growth. Montana birth records and Montana death records since late 1907 are available, for a fee and with proper photo identification, from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Office of Vital Statistics. Additional information is available online. You can order records online or by phone with a credit card or by mail with a personal check or money order made payable to Montana Vital Records. For a birth or death certificate application, click here.

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Montana Vital Records Offices


Record Type: Birth Certificates
Montana Department of Health
Vital Records
PO Box 4210
Helena, MT 59604
Phone: 406-444-2685
Fax: 866-696-1912
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: A non-certified informational record is available for $10.00, providing the birth occurred over 30 years ago.
Record Access Requirements: Must be able to show direct and tangible interest of records. The decision if you can get copies of records will be up to the staff of the Vital Records department.
Search Note: Also, the person signing the request must provide an enlarged legible photocopy of both sides of their valid driver's license or other legal picture identification with a signature or the requestor must have this application notarized.

Records Available: Death Records
Montana Department of Health
Vital Records
PO Box 4210
Helena, MT 59604
Phone: 406-444-2685
Fax: 866-696-1912
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Record Access Requirements: Records are open.
Note: The person signing the request must provide an enlarged legible photocopy of both sides of their valid driver's license or other legal picture identification with a signature or the requestor must have the application notarized.

Records Available: State Archives
Montana Historical Society
Research Center
PO Box 201201, 225 N Roberts St
Helena, MT 59620-1201
Fax: 406-444-5297
Website

Business Hours: 9AM-4:30PM T-F and 1st SA each month 9AM-1PM
Record Access Requirements: State archives, private manuscripts, and the oral history collection are indexed on an in-house database. The staff can do Boolean searches or search by standard Library of Congress subject headings.
The staff will do one half hour of research and photocopying, after which the person requesting information must visit the office in-person or hire someone to do so (a list of researchers for hire is provided upon request).

Montana County Birth & Death Vital Records


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