Kansas Public Records

Vital records in Kansas are not considered public records and don't have an unlock date after a certain time period like other states. Birth and death records are available from July 1 of 1911 to present for a $15 dollar search fee.

Kansas Department of Health and Enviroment
Office of Vital Statistics
1000 SW Jackson St # 120
Topeka, KS 66612-2221
(785) 296-1400

Birth Certificate Form (PDF)
Birth Certificate Form - Spanish (PDF)
Death Certificate Form (PDF)
Death Certificate Form - Spanish(PDF)

Marriage records are availabe from the state for occurances filed on or after May 1, 1913 while divorce decrees are only available from July 1, 1951 to present. Each search and certified copy is $15 dollars.

County Offices (PDF)
Marriage Certificate Form (PDF)
Marriage Certificate Form - Spanish (PDF)
Divorce Certificate Form (PDF)
Divorce Certificate Form - Spanish(PDF)

Adoption Records

Like the other vital records in Kansas, state law mandates that all preadoption records become sealed and confidential. A court order to open the original records is required of the adult age adoptee. Uncertified copies are available with a notarized request.

Adoption Clerk
1000 SW Jackson St # 120
Topeka, KS 66612-2221
(785) 296-1436

Sample Request (PDF)

Property Records

The local appraiser's office in conjunction with the GIS department has online maps of parcels for tax appraisal as well as having sales records, property history, and parcel sizes.

Johnson County Appraiser's Office
Sedgwick County Appraisal Map
Shawnee County Appraiser Maps
Wyandotte County Appraiser Maps
Douglas County Property Value Map

Genealogy Records

Genealogy Records for the state of Kansas

Public Libraries

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

# Name Address Zipcode Phone
1 Abilene Public Library 209 Nw 4th, Abilene, Kansas 67410 785-263-3082
2 Agra-F Lee Doctor Library 222 Main, Agra, Kansas 67621 785-638-2471
3 F. Lee Doctor Public Library, Agra 330 Main, Agra, Kansas 913-638-2444
4 Lyon County Library Dist. 1 421 Main, Allen, Kansas 66833 620-528-3451
5 Alma Branch Library 115 West 3rd, Alma, Kansas 785-765-3647
6 Almena City Library 415 Main, Almena, Kansas 67622 785-669-2336
7 Alta Vista Mini Branch 310 Center, Alta Vista, Kansas 785-499-5542
8 Altamont Public Library 407 Huston Ave, Altamont, Kansas 67330 620-784-5530
9 Altoona Public Library 714 Main, Altoona, Kansas 66710 620-568-6645
10 Altoona Public Library 713 Main St., Altoona, Kansas 620-568-5415
See the full list

Phone Area Codes

316 - Wichita, Kansas 620 - Hutchinson, Kansas 785 - Topeka, Kansas 913 - Kansas City, Kansas