Orleans Parish Vital Records (Louisiana)

Search Orleans Parish, LA vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Orleans Parish Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Orleans Parish, LA. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Orleans Parish vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Orleans Parish birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Orleans Parish genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Jefferson Parish Clerk New Orleans LA 1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard 70123 504-736-6397

Natchitoches Parish Clerk New Orleans LA 421 Loyola Avenue 70112 504-407-0000

Orleans Parish Clerk New Orleans LA 2700 Tulane Avenue 70119 504-658-9000

St Tammany Parish Clerk New Orleans LA 400 Royal Street 70130 504-310-2300


Orleans Parish Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Orleans Parish, LA. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Orleans Parish birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Orleans Parish vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

City Of New Orleans Health Department New Orleans LA 1300 Perdido Street 70112 504-658-2500

Louisiana State Health Department New Orleans LA 1010 Common Street 70112 504-568-8405

Metropolitan Regional Office New Orleans LA 1010 Common Street 70112 504-599-0100

New Orleans Health Department New Orleans LA 517 North Rampart Street 70112 504-658-2540


Orleans Parish Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Orleans Parish, LA. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses, which are public Orleans Parish vital records. Orleans Parish Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Louisiana Marriage License New Orleans LA Vital Records Registry, P.O. Box 60630 70160 504-593-5100

Orleans Parish Marriage License New Orleans LA 421 Loyola Avenue 70112 504-592-9100


Orleans Parish Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Orleans Parish, LA. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Orleans Parish death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

New Orleans Coroner's Office New Orleans LA 3001 Earhart Boulevard 70125 504-658-9660


Orleans Parish Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Orleans Parish, LA. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Orleans Parish vital records. You can find Orleans Parish birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

New Orleans City Hall New Orleans LA 1300 Perdido Street 70112 504-658-4000

St Gabriel Town Hall New Orleans LA 5035 Iberville St 70119 225-642-9600