Vital Records Service Choices

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Vital Records
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What you need to know

Expedited Services

United States Postal Service, (i.e. Priority, Express, etc.) 

           or

Express Services like
FedEx, UPS, or DHL, etc.

        mail to

Vital Records
1033 "O" Street, Suite 130.
Lincoln, NE 68508-3621

$17.00 for each birth certificate

$16.00 for each death, marriage or divorce certificate

We will return certificates to you in your prepaid envelope.

If no prepaid envelope is provided, we will return it by regular mail.

1 to 2 days in-office processing.


 

Standard Services

Service Options/Choices Required FeesEstimated In-Office
Processing Time

WALK-IN

Apply in the Vital Records office for a certified copy of a record meeting proper purpose.

$17.00 for each birth certificate

$16.00 for each death, marriage or divorce certificate 

Minimum 30 minutes

VIEW ONLY

TAKE NOTES, because the document must stay in the office and CANNOT be photographed.

$17.00 for each birth certificate

$16.00 for each death, marriage or divorce certificate

Minimum 30 minutes

REGULAR MAIL
Vital Records
P.O. Box 95065
Lincoln, NE 68509-5065

$17.00 for each birth certificate

$16.00 for each death, marriage or divorce certificate

Minimum 15 days in-office processing.

If you need a certificate as soon as possible, please consider using Expedited Services.

ONLINE APPLICATIONS

Birth Certificates Only charged to Visa or MasterCard.

required ID MUST be faxed to (402) 742-2385

$17.00 for each birth certificate

Genealogy applications WILL NOT be accepted through Internet requests.

Minimum 7 days in-office processing.

Viewing a Record

If not closed by state statute, you may apply to view a record of an event that occurred in Nebraska by completing all of the following:

  • Visiting the Vital Records Office, 1st floor of the Gold's Galleria Building, 1033 "O" Street, Suite 130 (11th & N Streets) in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Showing a current government-issued photo ID (such as a driver's license)
  • Meeting the proper purpose regulations
  • Paying the non-refundable search fee(s) for the record(s) requested
  • Correctly identifying the record(s)

Other Services


 

Nebraska Vital Records
Phone Number
(402) 471-2871
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 95065, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5065