Vital Records



MARRIAGE RECORDS

If you applied for your marriage license in Black Hawk County we will have a copy of your marriage certificate on record. To receive a Copy you must prove your entitlement. A certified copy is $20.00.

BIRTH RECORDS

Birth records are available for years 1880 to 1920, and 1942 to current. The records for the years 1921 to 1941 are kept at the Iowa Department of Public Health, vital records section.

Births to unwed mothers prior to 7-1-1995 are only available at the Iowa Department of Public Health.

Certified copies are available at a fee of $20.00 each.

Certified copies are available to only those with entitlement. That is, a person named on record (if 18 or older), mother or father (if named on record), spouse, brother, or sister (must show proof of entitlement), maternal grandparents and paternal grandparents (if father is named on record).

Please note that all applications must be notarized and be accompanied by a state issued I.D.

DEATH RECORDS

Death records are available except for years 1921 to 1941. The records for the years 1921 to 1941 are kept at the Iowa Department of Public Health.

Certified copies are available for $20.00 each.