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Register of Deeds Office

Vital Record Fees

The Vital Records Section of the Register of Deeds Office maintains copies of all birth, death, marriage, and divorce records for events that occur in Dane County.

To obtain certified copies of any of these records, you will need to fill out an application form and pay a fee. For more information on how to apply for copies in person, through the mail, or online, see the instructions.

In person or through the mail:

Each time you apply & each record you apply for:
$20.00 for search and first copy (certified or uncertified)
$3.00 each additional

Online:

Each time you apply:
$20.00* first copy (certified or uncertified) of each record
$3.00 each additional
$7.50 Service Fee
$27.50 Minimum Total

**Online (Overnight Service):

Each time you apply:
$20.00* for search and first copy (certified or uncertified) of each record
$3.00 each additional
$20.00 expedite fee
$12.95 VitalChek
$55.95 Minimum Total**