Utah Marriage & Divorce Vital Records

Utah marriage divorce recordsCapitol: Salt Lake City
Most Populous City: Salt Lake City
Total Area: 84,899 sq mi 
Total Population (2010): 2763885
Website: http://www.utah.gov
Source: Wikipedia

Utah vital records are maintained by the Office of Vital Records and Statistics (http://health.utah.gov/vitalrecords/). Utah marriage records and Utah divorce records are available since 1978 and are maintained by the Office of Vital Records and Statistics for 75 years. Only short-form certified copies are available. The County Clerk's office (http://clerk.slco.org/marriage/index.html) also has marriage certificates that are less than 75 years old. Marriage records are available, for a fee and with proper identification. Information on how to order a marriage records is available at http://archives.utah.gov/research/guides/marriage.htm. The District Court (http://www.utcourts.gov/directory/) has divorce certificates that are less than 75 years old. Divorce records are available, for a fee and with proper identification. Information on how to order a divorce records is available at https://silver.health.utah.gov/marriagedivorceinfo.html. The US acquired Utah with the treaty that ended the Mexican War in 1848. The state's population surged after the first transcontinental railroad was completed in 1869.

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

Utah Vital Records Offices


Record Type: Marriage Certificates
Department of Health
Office of Vital Records & Statistics
Box 141012
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1012
Phone: 801-538-6105
Fax: 801-538-9467
Website

Business Hours: 9AM-5PM M-TH (walk-in counter closes at 4:30 PM)
Note: Certification of marriage occurring in Utah from 1978 through 2001 are issued in this office. Requests for certified copies of marriage prior to 1978 are issued by the county where the marriage license was obtained.
Record Access Requirements: Records are certification summaries and not copies of the original records. Download an application at the Forms link on the website navigation bar. Mail or bring the application to the Service Window in-person, or you may write a letter.
Search Note: One may phone, fax or email to request an application form.

Records Available: Divorce Records
Department of Health
Office of Vital Records & Statistics
Box 141012
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1012
Phone: 801-538-6101
Fax: 801-538-9467
Website

Business Hours: 9AM-5PM M-TH (walk-in counter closes at 4:30 PM)
Note: The offices releases certificates of abstract; actual records at county. Copies can only be obtained from the state by an immediate family member or with written permission from the immediate family.
Record Access Requirements: Records are certification summaries and not copies of the original records. Download an application at the Forms link on the website navigation bar. Mail or bring the application to the Service Window in-person, or you may write a letter.

Records Available: Statewide Court Records
Court Administrator
PO Box 140241
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-0241
Phone: 801-578-3800
Fax: 801-578-3859
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM

Records Available: Criminal Records
Bureau of Criminal Identification
Records Supervisor
Box 148280
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-8280
Phone: 801-965-4943
Fax: 801-965-4749
Website

Business Hours: 7AM-6PM M,T,W,TH only
Note: Employers not identified by state statute cannot request records, even with notarized release from prospective employee. Records are not open to the public nor to employers not identified by statute signature.
Record Access Requirements: This agency recommends the subject state in request for the report to be sent directly to the employer or third party. Include name, DOB, SSN, driver's license number, notarized signature of subject, fingerprints.

Records Available: Incarceration Records
Utah Department of Corrections
Records Bureau
14717 S. Minuteman Dr
Draper, UT 84020
Phone: 801-545-5700
Fax: 801-545-5702
Website

Business Hours: 7AM-5:30PM M-TH
Note: The Utah Most Wanted List is found at www.cr.ex.state.ut.us/community/mostwanted/index.html.
Record Access Requirements: Direct questions to corrections@utah.gov.
Search Note: Location, conviction and sentencing information, and release dates are provided.


Utah County Marriage & Divorce Vital Records

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