Georgia Marriage & Divorce Vital Records

Georgia marriage divorce recordsCapitol: Atlanta
Most Populous City: Atlanta
Total Area: 59,425 sq mi 
Total Population (2010): 9687653
Website: http://www.georgia.gov
Source: Wikipedia

Georgia vital records are available at various prices, though the date range for records in Atlanta is limited. Georgia marriage records cost $10 for licenses issued since June 1952, and certified copies are an option until 1996. For earlier records, consult the Probate Judge in the relevant county. No licenses obtained after July 1997 are stored centrally. For Georgia divorce records, the fee is $2 plus 50c per page, with files available in Atlanta from June 1952 and otherwise held by that county's Clerk of Superior Court; certified records are not open to the public. Georgia was a long-time member of the Solid South, voting for no Republican presidential candidate until 1964, when Barry Goldwater became the first Republican to carry the state since Ulysses S. Grant in 1872. After that, Georgia was fairly reliably Republican, voting only for Jimmy Carter twice and Bill Clinton once.

For more information on Georgia vital records, visit Georgia Birth & Death Vital Records

Georgia Vital Records Offices


Record Type: Marriage Certificates
Department of Human Resources
Vital Records Unit
2600 Skyland Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-3640
Phone: 404-679-4702
Fax: 404-679-4730
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4:45PM
Note: This agency will do search to identify the county of record and issue a certificate, but cannot issue a copy of the original record. Otherwise records must be obtained from the county of record.
Record Access Requirements: Certified copies of marriage licenses are available to the general public; but copies of the marriage application are only issued to bride and groom. Records may not be ordered via e-mail.
Search Note: Email questions to phvitalrecords@gdph.state.ga.us.

Records Available: Divorce Records
Department of Human Resources
Vital Records Unit
2600 Skyland Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-3640
Phone: 404-679-4702
Fax: 404-679-4730
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4:45PM
Note: This agency will do search an index to identify the county of record and issue a confirmation, but cannot issue a copy of the original record. Certified copies are only available at the county level.
Search Note: Email questions to phvitalrecords@gdph.state.ga.us.

Records Available: Statewide Court Records
Administrative Office of the Courts
244 Washington St SW, #300
Atlanta, GA 30334-5900
Phone: 404-656-5171
Fax: 404-651-6449
Website

Business Hours: 8:30AM-5PM
Note: Except for certain online research capabilities, all court record access must be done at the local level.

Records Available: Criminal Records
Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Attn: GCIC
PO Box 370808
Decatur, GA 30037-0808
Phone: 404-244-2639
Fax: 404-270-8417
Website

Business Hours: 9AM-4PM
Note: GCIC is the central criminal records repository for the State. Record requests must be made electronically via an electronic fingerprinting device or via the Georgia Applicant Processing Service (GAPS). The office will not answer the phone after 2PM.
Record Access Requirements: Records are available at GCIC to employers, government agencies that include licensing agencies and adoption and foster care providers. 100% of arrest records are fingerprint supported.
Search Note: Certain law enforcement agencies, who are online, and local agencies may access and retrieve records for investigative/background purposes. These agencies have the option of requesting a signed release or waiver from the subject.

Records Available: Incarceration Records
Georgia Department of Corrections
Inmate Records Office - 6th Fl, East Tower
2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30334-4900
Phone: 404-656-4661
Fax: 404-463-6232
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4:30PM
Note: Email questions to info@dcor.state.ga.us.
Search Note: Location, physical identifiers, conviction information, release dates, and inmate number are released.


Georgia County Marriage & Divorce Vital Records


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