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Event:
Birth or death

Cost of copy:
$15.00

Address:
Division of Vital Records
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 101
Providence, RI 02908-5097

Remarks:
State office keeps birth and marriage records for 100 years and keeps death records for 50 years. For earlier records, write to the city/town clerk where the event occurred or to the Rhode Island State Archives, 337 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903. Additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time are $10.00 each.

Money order should be made payable to General Treasurer, State of Rhode Island. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (401) 277-2811. This will be a recorded message.


Event:
Marriage (State)

Cost of copy:
$15.00

Address:
Division of Vital Records
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 101
Providence, RI 02908-5097

Remarks:
Records since January 1853. Additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time are $5.00 each.


Event:
Divorce (court)

Cost of copy:
$3.00

Address:
Clerk of Family Court
1 Dorrance Plaza
Providence, RI 02903