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Divorce Certificate

Statewide issuance of vital records allows any Register of Deeds office in the State of Wisconsin to issue Divorce certificates from all Wisconsin counties if the Divorce occured in Wisconsin after January 1st, 2016.

*For Divorces occurring before January 1st, 2016 contact the Clerk of Circuit Court office where the divorce occurred for the divorce decree or the Wisconsin Department of Health Services-Vital Records Services for the divorce certificate.

The fee for vital records is $20.00 for the first copy and $3.00 for each additional copy.

There are three options available to obtain a vital record:
Apply in person:
All in-person requests are processed while you wait between the hours of 8:00 AM and 3:45 PM.  Applicant must show valid identification with application.
Acceptable payment - cash, credit/debit (additional fees apply) and cashier's check or money order. Personal checks are not accepted.

Apply by mail:
Complete the Divorce application form (link below).  All mail requests are processed the day they are received. Submit completed application, a photocopy valid identification and the correct fee.

Acceptable payment - cashier's check or money order. Personal checks are not accepted.

Divorce Certificate Application

Apply through Expedited Services:
Brown County uses VitalChek and Official Records Online to process online vital records requests.  Additional fees apply when using these services.
Click link below for expedited services.

Expedited Services click here