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Missouri Public Records

Certificate Information

Missouri vital records are maintained by the Bureau of Vital Records and by local county health agencies, recorder of deeds, and Circuit Court Clerks. The state maintains birth and death records from Jan 1, 1910 to present with some records prior to 1910.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Bureau of Vital Records
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Telephone: 573-751-6387

Local Public Health Agencies
Birth/Death Certificate Application (PDF)

Marriage and divorce decrees are maintained from 1948 to present at the vital records office. Records earlier than that should be obtained from the county records department or circuit court.

County Officials (PDF)
Marriage/Divorce Statement (PDF)

Adoption Records

The Missouri Department of Social Services maintains a voluntary adoption information registry. Any adult age adoptee, biological parent or sibling can register their information.

Missouri Children's Division
Adoption Information Registry
P.O. Box 88
Jefferson City, MO 65103

Adoption Information Registry Form (PDF)

Property Records

Search local interactive maps from county GIS departments and assessor's department. Search for tax valuations, pay taxes online and find property specifications including land use, size, age, sales, and ownership history.

St. Louis County Interactive Maps
Jackson County Property Data
St. Charles County Property Database
City of St. Louis Property Search
Greene County Assessor Parcel Search
Clay County Assessor Parcel Search