Vital Records in New Mexico

The government office responsible for maintaining vital records in New Mexico is the New Mexico Department of Health – Bureau of Vital Records, where they issue certified copies of birth and death records. Both divorce and marriage records are only available from the county where the event occurred.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that the New Mexico Department of Health – Bureau of Vital Records can provide:

Record Type Available From
New Mexico Birth Records 1920 – 2017
New Mexico Death Records 1920 – 2017
New Mexico Divorce Records dependent on county
New Mexico Marriage Records dependent on county

Find County Offices in New Mexico

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County Year Founded
Bernalillo County, NM 1852
Catron County, NM February 25, 1921
Chaves County, NM February 25, 1889
Cibola County, NM June 19, 1981
Colfax County, NM January 25, 1869
Curry County, NM February 25, 1909
De Baca County, NM February 28, 1917
Doña Ana County, NM 1852
Eddy County, NM February 25, 1889
Grant County, NM 1868
Guadalupe County, NM February 26, 1891
Harding County, NM March 4, 1921
Hidalgo County, NM February 25, 1919
Lea County, NM March 17, 1917
Lincoln County, NM 1869
Los Alamos County, NM 1949
Luna County, NM March 16, 1901
McKinley County, NM 1899
Mora County, NM 1860
Otero County, NM January 30, 1899
Quay County, NM January 28, 1903
Rio Arriba County, NM 1852
Roosevelt County, NM February 28, 1903
Sandoval County, NM 1903
San Juan County, NM 1887
San Miguel County, NM January 9, 1852
Santa Fe County, NM 1852
Sierra County, NM 1884
Socorro County, NM July 1, 1850
Taos County, NM 1852
Torrance County, NM March 16, 1903
Union County, NM 1893
Valencia County, NM January 9, 1852