Services and Information
The Vital Records Department provides assistance in obtaining birth or death certificates recorded anywhere within the State of Missouri.
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.
The Marriage License Department is responsible for issuing new and duplicate Marriage Licenses and applications ,and provides certified and uncertified copies of any marriage license or application from St. Louis City.
Marriage License Issuance and Copy Services Brochure
Brochure for Marriage License Issuance and Copy Services offered by the St. Louis City Recorder
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
Recorder of Deeds and Vital Records Registrar
Birth, death, land, marriage records, and archival records
The Register has custody of the city seal, original rolls of ordinances, contracts, conditional bonds, title deeds, certificates and papers, and all other records
Vital Records Department
How to request Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, and related resources.
Online Applications and Forms
Domestic Partnership Registry Application and Info
Use this form to declare and register your domestic partnership with the City of St. Louis Register's Office
Gatewood Gardens Cemetery Search
Search by lot card holder, name of buried person, comment, or burial date.
Laws, Bills, and Policies
City Counselor Winston Calvert Letter to Recorder of Deeds
City Counselor Winston Calvert Letter to Recorder of Deeds concerning Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
Former Missouri Supreme Court Justice Michael Wolff's Letter to Recorder of Deeds
Former Missouri Supreme Court Justice Michael Wolff's Letter to Recorder of Deeds concerning issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses.
Mayor Slay's Letter to the Recorder of Deeds
Mayor Slay's Letter to the Recorder of Deeds concerning issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses.
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.
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.
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).
Local Government Records
Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Recorder of Deeds, Assessor’s Office
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