Montana Vital Records

Click on the links below to search free birth, death, marriage, and divorce record databases in Montana.

Typically the county courthouse records are the best source for Montana genealogy records. When the county is not known, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Vital Records Division is a good starting point.

Visit the Montana Vital Statistics site for information on how to obtain birth and death certificates, and marriage & divorce records.  To place an order, write to:

Montana Vital Statistics
P. O. Box 4210
111 North Sanders, Rm 209
Helena, MT 59604-4210
(406) 444-2685
Fax: (406) 444-1803

Birth records since late 1907. Copies of birth records that are less than thirty years old can be obtained only by the Mother, Father, Spouse or Child of the individual for whom the record is requested.

Death records since late 1907.

Marriage and Divorce records since July 1943. Fee is for a 5-year search. Certified copies are not available from the State office; however, some items may be verified. Inquiries about certified copies will be forwarded to the appropriate office. Apply to the Clerk of District Court in the county where the license was issued or the divorce granted.

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