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We are an authorized online vital records ordering service for Iowa Department Of Health.

That means we can process your request fast, affordably, and securely. The only thing faster is doing it in person – but that’s not always possible or convenient, and that’s why we’re here.

Iowa Department Of Health 321 E. 12th / 4th Floor Des Moines , IA, 50319
Phone 866-809-0290
Fax 866-559-9634
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About Vital Records from Iowa Department Of Health

IOWA VITAL RECORDS
The Iowa Department of Health (Iowa Vital Records) issues certified copies of Iowa birth certificates, Iowa death certificates and Iowa marriage records, for events which occurred within Iowa. You may order copies of Iowa vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.



NOTICE

Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.

Available Iowa (IA) Vital Record Types

Death

A certified copy of a death record that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred within the State of Iowa from July 1, 1880 to present.

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Marriage

A certified copy of the marriage certificate. This is not a copy of the marriage license. Marriage records are available for events that occurred within the State of Iowa from July 1, 1880 to present.

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Birth

A certified birth certificate that can typically be used for travel, passport, proof of citizenship, social security, driver's license, school registration, personal identification and other legal purposes. Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred within the State of Iowa from July 1, 1880 to present.

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