Search Vital Records

The Vital Research Records Project is placing Birth, Death, and Marriage certificates on-line. Users can search the records and view scanned images of the original records.

Certified copies of these records are available only from the issuing county or the West Virginia Vital Registration Office.

Multiple wildcard characters are available. For one or more characters, you can substitute %. For a single character, you can use _

For example, bl% finds bl, black, and blue while h_t finds hot, hat, and hit

Questions or comments about Vital Research Records? E-mail:

As a result of the tornados and power outages last week we have had to get a repair done to our VRR server. We are working on the issue. Sorry for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience. 

You can now search within existing search results. For example, if you have searched under the last name “Green,” there is a secondary search bar under the “Results” heading that will allow you to conduct a search within the existing results. Please note that wildcard characters cannot be used in this search bar.

Please confirm the spelling of all names when searching. Misspelled results will not be returned.

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