The Delaware Public Archives holds Delaware birth certificates older than 72 years (certificates before 1940) and death and marriage certificates older than 40 (certificates before 1972). The Office of Vital Statistics holds Delaware birth certificates from 1939 to the present and death and marriage certificates from 1972 to the present.

Divorce or Annulment Decrees


Years 1975 to Present

Kent County
Family Court
 400 Court Street
 Dover, DE 19901
 Records Section

New Castle County
Family Court
 Divorce Unit
 500 N. King Street
 Wilmington, DE 19801

Sussex County
Family Court
 Divorce Section
 22 The Circle
 Georgetown, DE 19947

Years 1974 and Before

Kent County
Prothonotary
 Kent County Court House
 38 The Green
 Dover, DE 19901

New Castle County
Prothonotary
 Superior Court
 500 N. King Street
 Wilmington, DE 19801

Sussex County
Delaware Public Archives
 121 Duke of York Street
 Dover, DE 19901
 (302) 744-5000

Veterans' Forms (DD214/D530)