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Vital Records

The Recorder/Registrar issues marriage licenses, registers births, deaths, and marriages, and certifies vital records.  

Requirements and Fees for:

Marriage License:

  • Driver's License or picture ID
  • One witness
  • $35.00 Cash or Money order

Application for Marriage

Certified Copies of Births, Deaths and Marriage Certificates:

  • Complete an Application for a Search for Iowa Vital Record
  • $20.00 Cash or Money Order
Application for Death, Birth and Marriage Certificates

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