Births, Deaths, Weddings, and other Life Events

Birth and Death certificates, Marriage, Cemetery Records, Register

Services and Information

  • Birth Certificates
    Information on how to get a copy of a birth certificate for anyone who was born and whose birth was registered in the City of St. Louis, or whose parents listed the City of St. Louis as their residence at the time of the birth.
  • Death Certificates
    How to request a copy of a death certificate in the City of St. Louis.
  • Domestic Partnership Registry
    The Domestic Partnership Registry is a record of registered domestic partners (same-sex or heterosexual) in the city of St. Louis established and protected under City Ordinance.
  • Gatewood Gardens Cemetery
    Gatewood Gardens Cemetery was acquired by the City of St. Louis Land Reutilization Authority (LRA) in 1996 and the LRA maintains the land and the records of the cemetery. Burials are for those families who already own lots. The cemetery is located at 7133 Gravois Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116.
  • Marriage License
    Information for how to apply for a new Marriage License, or how to obtain copies of Marriage Licenses at City Hall (1806-Present) for marriages which took place within the City of St. Louis.
  • Mayoral Proclamation Request
    Process to request a Mayoral Proclamation for your event.
  • Statement of No Marriage Record Found (Single Status)
    Process to provide proof that the St. Louis City Recorder of Deeds has no record of issuing you a marriage license.

Departments and Agencies

Online Applications and Forms

Laws, Bills, and Policies

  • 1910-1960 Missouri Death Certificates Database at Missouri State Archives
    Death certificates contain valuable information for family historians and researchers. The Missouri Death Certificate Database, containing death records created after 1910 and over 50 years old, makes that information available online through a searchable index that links to a digitized image of the original death certificate.
  • Adoption Information Registry
    The Adoption Information Registry is a service within the Missouri Children’s Division by which Adult Adoptees (age 18 and over) and Biological Parents or Adult siblings may indicate their desire to be contacted by each other upon the voluntary registration of all parties to the adoption.
  • Bellefontaine Cemetery
    For generations, Bellefontaine Cemetery has provided a tranquil, dignified setting in which to commemorate the lives of those who have shaped us, our families, and our city.
  • Birth of U.S. Citizens Abroad
    A child born abroad to a U.S. citizen parent or parents may acquire U.S. citizenship at birth if certain statutory requirements are met.
  • Calvary Cemeteries
    Within this site you will find maps, directions and historical information about many of the 17 cemeteries of the Archdiocese of St. Louis.
  • Consular Report of Death Abroad (CRDA)
    Request a Copy of a Consular Report of Death Abroad (CRDA) from the Department of State, Passport Vital Records Section.
  • Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
    Jefferson Barracks, one of the National Cemetery Administrations oldest interment sites, has served as a burial place soldiers from all wars. The National Cemetery is open to visitors every day of the year from dawn until dusk.
  • Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
    Jefferson Barracks, one of the National Cemetery Administrations oldest interment sites, has served as a burial place soldiers from all wars.
  • Missouri Birth & Death Records Database, Pre-1910
    The Missouri Birth and Death Records Database is an abstract of the birth, stillbirth, and death records recorded before 1909 and that are available on microfilm at the Missouri State Archives.
  • Missouri Information for Community Assessment (MICA) - Births
    Follow this step-by-step process to customize your own data table concerning births of Missouri residents.
  • National Cemetery Administration
    Search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker.
  • St. Louis Genealogical Society
    The St. Louis Genealogical Society (StLGS) is a not-for-profit, all volunteer organization with more than 2,000 members in almost every state and several foreign countries. Begun in 1967, it is now the largest local genealogical society in the United States, renowned for its excellence in programming, resources, classes, and membership services.
  • Transfer on Death (TOD)
    Transfer ownership of a vehicle (limited to one vehicle) titled in the deceased owner's name
  • Vital Statistics - Missouri Data
    "Vital statistics", the data derived from certificates and reports of birth, death, spontaneous fetal death, marriage, dissolution of marriage and related reports. (Missouri Revised Statute, Chapter 193, Section 015).

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