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Louisiana Archives - Where to find Vital Records

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Louisiana Secretary of State Historical Records
Vital Records Index
Passenger Manifest
Confederate Pension Application Database

Le Comité des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc.  Louisiana State Archives Genealogy
These historiccal records are available online from the Louisiana Archives. You can can find useful information at the links on the left.
Births: If the birth occurred in Louisiana more than 100 years ago, you must submit your order to the Office of the Secretary of State. If the birth or death occurred in another state, please contact the Vital Records office in that state for instructions.
Deaths: If the death occurred in Louisiana more than 50 years ago, you must submit your order to the Office of the Secretary of State. If the birth or death occurred in another state, please contact the Vital Records office in that state for instructions
State Registrar and Vital Records (DOHH)
Orleans Parish Marriage Records
Birth Records
Death Records
Births, Marriages & Deaths searchable indexes.  Louisiana (like many states these days) restricts access to certain public records.  For information on accessing information, please visit the links on the left.
Births:  The Louisiana Vital Records Registry is the repository for all Louisiana Birth Certificates less than 101 years old.
Marriages: are available from 1879 through the public records. Marriage records were registered civilly before 1831.
Deaths: The Louisiana Vital Records Registry is the repository for all Louisiana Death Certificates less than 51 years old.
Center for Records and Statistics
PO Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160
(504) 568-8353 recording
Hotline - 504.593.5100
Fax: (504) 568-6909
Email: vitalweb@dhh.state.la.us
This is the address for information on obtaining Birth, Marriage or Death records from the state Registrar. Forms for requesting documents are listed above.
Deaths occurring between 1918-1948 must be requested from: Louisiana State Archives

Location
3851 Essen Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-2137

Mail to
P O Box 94125
Baton Rouge La 70804-9125
Tel. No. (225) 922-1206
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