The state vital records office will conduct a search to determine the occurrence of a divorce, and can issue a confirmation of a divorce. The state office of vital records cannot issue a divorce record. Certified copies of divorce records are only available from the Clerk of the Superior Court in the county where the divorce was granted.
The person requesting a divorce confirmation must provide:
- A completed and signed request form
- A certified check or money order made payable to Vital Records Services
Georgia law requires pre-payment before a record or a service can be provided. Fees are not refundable after a service has been provided. Records are sent first class mail.
Fee includes the search & confirmation of divorce event:
(The state Vital Records office will conduct a search to determine the occurrence of a divorce, but cannot issue a record. Certified copies of divorce records are only available from the Clerk of the Superior Court in the county where the divorce was granted.)
Multi-year search (every three years or portion thereof):
Methods of Payment
Fees may be paid by one of the following methods:
- Certified Check
- Money Order
Do NOT send cash in the mail. Make certified checks and money orders payable to Vital Records.
Where to Mail Your Request
- Mail a completed copy of the Divorce Confirmation Request Form to:
2600 Skyland Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
Where to Request a Divorce Record
Certified copies of divorce decrees are only available in the county where the divorce was granted.