All Vital Records for the state of Arkansas are handled by the Arkansas Department of Health - Vital Records Department. Birth
certificates cost $12 dollars for the first copy and $10 for each additional copy. Death certificates are $10 dollars each and
$8 for additionals. Expresss service fees are an additional $12 dollars for birth and $10 dollars for death certificates. Birth
records are release to the public 100 years after the birth and death records 50 years after the death.
4815 W. Markham Street, Slot 44
Little Rock, AR 72205
• Birth Certificate Application (PDF)
• Stillbirth Certificate Application (PDF)
• Death Certificate Application (PDF)
Marriage coupons are available from January 1917 to current while divorce coupons can be found for January 1923 to current.
Copies of the marriage license or divorce decrees are available from the county clerk or circuit clerk from where the event
was recorded. There is a service fee of $10 for each search performed regardless if a result if found.
• Marriage Coupon Application (PDF)
• Divorce Coupon Application (PDF)
Arkansas Department of Human Services - Division of Children and Family Services runs a voluntary mutual consent adoption registry.
With this service adoptees and birth parents/family can submit their information in hopes of finding out more about their biological
familes, heritage and history.
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Division of Children and Family Services
PO Box 1437, Slot S565
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
• Affidavit Form for Voluntary Submission (PDF)