Vital Records 

Certificates and Form Downloads
  - Death
  - Divorce

The DHHS Office of Vital Records
1033 "O" Street, Suite 130
Lincoln, Nebraska
Gold’s Galleria, 1st floor (11th & N Streets) 



Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, (CT)
Closed on Holidays


Contact Us:

Phone:     (402) 471-2871

Mailing Address:
Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services
Division of Public Health
Vital Records
P.O. Box 95065
Lincoln, NE 68509-5065


All applications must include a copy of the current government-issued identification of the person making the application (requestor) to meet the PDFproper purpose, such as a current Driver's License, Passport, Military ID, or State ID.

For Internet applications, the person making the application (requestor) must provide a readable copy of their current government-issued ID, i.e. current driver's license, passport, or military ID to Vital Records. Acceptable image formats are .JPG, .BMP, .DOC, .PDF, and .TIF. Use one of the following methods to submit your photo ID to the agency.

  • Use a smartphone (or any digital camera), take a photo of the requestor's ID, and email the image to this email address: . Please include confirmation number.
  • Use a scanner, acquire a copy of the requestor's ID, and email the image to this email address: . Please include confirmation number.
  • Fax a copy of the requestor's ID to (402) 742-2385 including the name(s) on the record(s) requested and the Internet confirmation number provided when you have completed the request.

    NOTE: Please enlarge the image 200% and lighten it before faxing.

    NOTE: For your protection please use secure email when sending the requestor's photo ID.




We DO NOT accept faxed or emailed applications for certificates.
We CANNOT provide faxed or emailed copies of certificates.
The correct fee must be included with the mail-in applications.
We do not accept applications by mail that are to be paid by credit card.
For all applications, if the certificate is not found the search fee is NON-Refundable.







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