Contact Vital Records

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How to Contact the Vital Records Office

Due to public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, you should expect delays processing your request for vital record services. It may take us 3-4 months to process your request from the date we receive it. Please consider waiting to mail your request until we resume normal operations.

Check the Status of Your Request

You can check the status of your request by calling 202-485-8300 or by emailing VitalRecordsPublicInquiries@state.gov.

Vital Records Mailing Information

Mailing Address:

U.S. Department of State
Passport Vital Records Section
44132 Mercure Cir.
PO Box 1213
Sterling, VA 20166-1213