Vital Records in North Dakota

Vital records in North Dakota are maintained by the North Dakota Department of Health, where they issue certified copies of birth and death records. Divorce & marriage records must be requested from the specific county office where the event occurred.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that the North Dakota Department of Health can provide:

Record Type Available From
North Dakota Birth Records 1870 – 2017
North Dakota Death Records July 1893 – 2017
North Dakota Divorce Records dependent on county
North Dakota Marriage Records dependent on county

Find County Offices in North Dakota

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County Year Founded
Adams County, ND April 17, 1907
Barnes County, ND January 4, 1873
Benson County, ND March 9, 1879
Billings County, ND May 4, 1886
Bottineau County, ND January 4, 1884
Bowman County, ND March 8, 1883
Burke County, ND February 8, 1910
Burleigh County, ND January 4, 1873
Cass County, ND January 4, 1873
Cavalier County, ND January 4, 1879
Dickey County, ND March 5, 1881
Divide County, ND November 8, 1910
Dunn County, ND May 24, 1883
Eddy County, ND March 31, 1885
Emmons County, ND February 10, 1879
Foster County, ND January 4, 1873
Golden Valley County, ND November 19, 1912
Grand Forks County, ND January 4, 1873
Grant County, ND November 7, 1916
Griggs County, ND February 18, 1881
Hettinger County, ND March 9, 1883
Kidder County, ND January 4, 1873
LaMoure County, ND January 4, 1873
Logan County, ND January 4, 1873
McHenry County, ND January 4, 1873
McIntosh County, ND March 9, 1883
McKenzie County, ND May 24, 1905
McLean County, ND March 8, 1883
Mercer County, ND January 14, 1875
Morton County, ND January 8, 1873
Mountrail County, ND January 4, 1873
Nelson County, ND March 2, 1883
Oliver County, ND April 14, 1885
Pembina County, ND January 9, 1867
Pierce County, ND March 11, 1887
Ramsey County, ND January 4, 1873
Ransom County, ND January 4, 1873
Renville County, ND June 3, 1873
Richland County, ND January 4, 1873
Rolette County, ND January 4, 1873
Sargent County, ND April 9, 1883
Sheridan County, ND December 24, 1873
Sioux County, ND September 3, 1914
Slope County, ND November 3, 1914
Stark County, ND February 10, 1879
Steele County, ND June 2, 1883
Stutsman County, ND January 4, 1873
Towner County, ND March 8, 1883
Traill County, ND January 12, 1875
Walsh County, ND May 20, 1881
Ward County, ND April 14, 1885
Wells County, ND January 4, 1873
Williams County, ND December 8, 1891