Free public birth records in iowa

If you would like to print an application to request a vital record, please go to this site. Attention: Our office does not have credit capabilities, either order in person or by mail.

The Recorder's Office does not have Divorce Records. They are handled by the Clerk of Court.

All signatures must be notarized. If the request is by mail, the applicant must sign in front of a Notary Public and include a clear photocopy of the applicant's current government-issued photo identification.

If you are interested in searching for your ancestors we may be able to help. We have the following records: Birth Records: thru ; July 1st, to the present Death Records: thru the present Marriage Records: thru the present Calhoun County also has a Genealogy Society. Our office can forward your search request onto the society.

General Information Requests

The Society will search vital and land records within our office for a small donation and cost of copies. Another source that may help is the Iowa Genealogy Society.

Requesting Certified Copies

Many public records can be accessed on line. For information not available on the website, please contact the specific department and ask for instructions on how to file your request.

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All requests for information will be acted upon in a timely manner and in accordance with the law. Many FOIA Requests can be responded to quickly, however some require additional research or review, you will receive a reply within 10 business days. Additionally if an extensive search requiring more than 30 minutes of staff time is necessary the Administrative Policy permits a fee for the time.

Open Records | Jasper County, IA

State law permits certain records classified as confidential to be considered exempt from the public records requests. Confidential records include but are not limited to medical records, employee related files, documents concerning litigation or claims, and names or addresses of complainants. Skip to Main Content.

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