Delaware Public Records

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

Genealogy Records

Genealogy Records for the state of Delaware

Public Libraries

We have compiled a list of 10 public libraries in the state of Delaware

# Name Address Zipcode Phone
1 Bear Public Library 101 Governors Place, Bear, Delaware 19701 302-838-3300
2 South Coastal Library 43 Kent Ave., Bethany Beach, Delaware 19930 302-539-5231
3 Bridgeville Public Library 600 South Cannon Streeet, Bridgeville, Delaware 19933 302-337-7401
4 Claymont Public Library 3303 Green St., Claymont, Claymont, Delaware 19703 302-798-4164
5 Delaware City Public Library 250 Fifth Street, Delaware City, Delaware 19706 302-834-4148
6 Delmar Public Library 101 North Bi-State Blvd, Delmar, Delaware 19940 302-846-9894
7 Dover Public Library 45 South State Street, Dover, Delaware 19901 302-736-7032
8 Kent County Library 497 South Red Haven Lane, Dover, Delaware 19901 302-698-6440
9 Elsmere Public Library 30 Spruce Ave, Elsmere, Delaware 19805 302-892-9814
10 Frankford Public Library 8 Main Street, Frankford, Delaware 19945 302-732-9351
See the full list

Phone Area Codes

302 - Wilmington, Delaware