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Indiana Public Records

Certificate Information

Birth and death certificates for Indiana are available from either the State Department of Health Vital Records or from the local county health departments. Birth records are available from the state from 1907 to present and death records from 1917 to present. Older records are available from the local departments.

Indiana State Department of Health
2 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-1325

Birth Certificate Form (PDF)
Death Certificate Form (PDF)
Complete List of Local Health Departments

Marriage and divorce records are maintained by the local county court clerks. The state Department of Health can provide a record of marriage but all official certificates are only available from the clerk of court.

Record of Marriage Form (DOC)
Indiana Courts and Clerks

Adoption Records

Adoption records have some complex rules regarding opening records and viewing information. In general all adoption records are locked and require written consent from the State Registrar to open. There was a law change that made these rules change.

Indiana State Department of Health
Indiana Adoption Medical History Registry
P.O. BOX 7125
Indianapolis, IN 46206-7125

Indiana Adoption Indiana
Adoption History Registration (PDF)
Record of Adoption (DOC)

Property Records

Property records are available for tax assessments, property sales records, and other property related public records. Information is generally maintained by the county assessors department in conjunction with the GIS/mapping department.

Marion County Property Assessment Viewer
Lake County Assessor Property Search
Allen County Tax Information Map