Louisiana Vital Records
Louisiana vital records consist of Louisiana birth certificate records, Louisiana death certificates, Louisiana divorce records and Louisiana marriage licenses. Search for vital records, birth records, death records, divorce records, marriage records. The Louisiana Vital Records Office provides eligible applicants with copies of Louisiana birth certificates, Louisiana death certificates,Louisiana divorce certificates and Louisiana marriage certificates.
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- Louisiana Vital Records
- How To Order Death Records
- Identification Requirements
- Amendments To Death Records
Under Louisiana law, birth records are strictly confidential until 100 years after the year of birth. Currently, the Louisiana Vital Records Registry maintains birth records from 1907 to the present. Birth records older than 100 years are available at the Louisiana State Archives.
The Louisiana Vital Records Registry maintains death records ONLY for deaths that occurred in Louisiana. If you need a certified copy of a death certificate from another state, you must contact that state's vital records office.
Under Louisiana law, death records are strictly confidential until 50 years after the year of death. Currently, the Louisiana Vital Records Registry maintains death records from 1957 to the present. Death records older than 50 years are available at the Louisiana State Archives. Under Louisiana law, the Louisiana Vital Records Registry maintains Orleans Parish marriage records from 1957 to the present. Orleans Parish marriage records older than 50 years are available at the Louisiana State Archives.
The Louisiana Vital Records Registry can not issue a certified copy of a divorce decree. You must obtain a certified copy of a divorce decree from the Clerk of Court in the parish where the divorce was granted.
Louisiana Vital Records
Louisiana Birth Records
A birth record contains information about the birth of each personl. On a birth certificate, you can usually find the mother's full maiden name and the father's full name, the full name of the baby, the date of the birth, and county where the baby was born. Birth certificate may also include birthplaces of the baby's parents, the addresses of the parents, the number of other children that the parents have, the race of the parents and their occupations.
Louisiana Death Records
The death certificate provides such valuable information as first, last and middle names of the descendants, birth dates, mother's maiden name, father's last name, sex, birth place, death place, residence at time of death, death date, social security number (when available), and the age of the individual at the time they became deceased.
Louisiana Divorce Records
You search results may include information about the Respondent and the Petitioner Names and Ages and Divorce Details, Date of Filing, Country and State of Filing and Filing Number.
Louisiana Marriage Records
Marriage record usually includes the bride's and groom's full names, the date of the marriage, and county where the marriage took place. Many marriage records include other information, including birthplaces of the bride's and groom's parents, the addresses of the bride and groom, information about previous marriages, and the names of the witnesses to the marriage.