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Delaware Public Records

Use this page to find public records as well as local information from local county and city sources. Find information such as birth certificates, death certificates, marriage and divorce decrees, adoption records, property ownership and property tax values.

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Certificate Information

Birth, death, and marriage records are available through the Delaware Health and Social Services Division of Public Health. There are three vital statistics office through the state available to walk in visits. Certificate information can be requested by mail by using the forms below and mailing to any of the vital statistics offices. Each certificate search costs $25 dollars.

Jesse S. Cooper Building
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 744-4556

University Office Plaza - Chopin Building
258 Chapman Road
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 283-7100

546 South Bedford Street
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-5574

Birth Certificate Form (PDF)
Death Certificate Form (PFD)

Marriage and divorce records are available from the same vital records offices as birth and death. Each search is charged a $25 dollar fee.

Marriage Certificate Form (PFD)

Adoption Records

Adoptees can recieve their original birth certificate apon reaching adult age. Only the adoptee can receive these records without a court order.

Adoptee Birth Certificate (PDF)

Property Records

The county government in Delaware coordinates the collection and displaying of all parcel data.

Delaware County Online Mapping Tool
New Castle County Parcel Search
Sussex County Online Mapping

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