Public Records Search

Utah Public Records

Certificate Information

Utah Department of Health maintains records for births for 100 years, deaths for 50 years and marriage/divorce records for 75 years after the date of occurance. Older records are housed at the Division of Archives & Records Service. Copies of records can be ordered online through the VitalChek service, over the phone, in person or by mail. Search for birth certificates cost $18 dollars and death records cost $16 dollars.

Office of Vital Records and Statistics
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 141012
Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Birth Certificate Request (PDF)
Death Certificate Request (PDF)

The state office has marriage and divorce records for events between 1978 and 2008. A more complete records list is available from the County Clerk's Office or the Clerk of the District Court. Searches from the state office cost $16 dollars for the first copy and $8 dollars each additional copy.

Marriage or Divorce Certificate Request (PDF)

Adoption Records

Adoption records less than 100 years old in Utah are considered sealed records and are not available for inspeciton except by a court order. A petition must be filed by the county court that heard the adoption case to start a record search. Adoption records older than 100 years old are considered public records and open for geneological searches.

Adoption Reunion Registry
Department of Health
Vital Statistics
288 N. 1460 W.
PO Box 141012
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1012
Telephone: (801) 538-6363

Court Directory
Voluntary Adoption Registry (PDF)

Property Records

The AGRC Cadastral Surveyor and county level recorders and surveyors manage and maintain the Utah Parcel online application. Each of the 29 counties compile parcel and property data to form a state wide GIS layer.

Utah Parcels Application