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Public Records

Where do I find public records?

Public records are primarily held and managed by the local and state agencies that create them. Below please find sources for some frequently requested types of Nevada government records.  

Birth certificates, marriage licenses, divorce decrees, and other vital records:

Office of Vital Statistics, Department of Health and Human Services: Marriage and Divorce records are held by the county where they were filed. For certified copies of marriage certificates, contact the County Recorder where the marriage license was purchased. For copies of divorce records, contact the County Clerk where the divorce was granted. 

Census records: 

Compensation claims and benefits for workers: 

Corporation and business entity records:

Government spending reports: 

Legislative meeting minutes: 

Property records:

For Deeds, Mortgages or other property related records, consult the County Recorder of the county where the transaction occurred. See for county recorder contact information.

Veteran's records: 

Voter registration and election records: