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When applying for a birth certificate, death certificate, marriage certificate, or divorce certificate copy, keep in mind that not every vital records office offers a comprehensive range of services. Some offices may also have a limited date range available. Call Charleston Vital Records before you apply to make sure they have access to the vital records you need. If they do not, please select another office from our directory.
Fees and processing times are different at each vital records office. However, you can cut down on your wait time at Charleston Vital Records by arriving early in the morning and filling out the required forms before you get there. Remember to bring your driverРІР‚™s license and proof of your address, in addition to the completed local application form.
Depending on your location, you may get your vital records in-person or by mail at the address you listed on your application form. To learn more about your stateРІР‚™s processing times, you can check this website.