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Statewide registration of births began in 1909 in Wyoming with general compliance by 1922.

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Births before 1909

Before 1909, a few counties recorded births, but the records are incomplete. Some delayed birth records exist. Currently, there are no complete indexes to these records online. Usually, you must search substitute records to locate your ancestor’s birth date and place.

  Records that give birth information:
Death Records
Cemetery Records
Newspapers
Bible Records
Church Records
Census
Military Records

Obtain the Certificate

For early county birth records, contact the appropriate county court clerk. A list of counties is available online.

Delayed birth records are available at the Wyoming State Archives.

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Births after 1909

Wyoming statewide registration of births began in 1909. Currently, there are no online indexes to Wyoming births from 1909 to the present.

Obtain the Certificate

With full names, dates and places of an event, you can order a copy of the birth certificate for a fee from the Wyoming Department of Health. Certificates older than 100 years are held at the Wyoming State Archives.


Restrictions for persons born within the last 100 years:
To obtain a copy of the birth certificate for those born within the last 100 years, you must be:

  • The person on the certificate if 18 years of age
  • The parent of the person named on the certificate
  • The legal guardian of the person on the certificate
  • Anyone who has legal interest in the certificate
NOTE: A copy of the birth certificate cannot be obtained by anyone except those listed above until 100 years have passed from the date of the birth.

If you do not want to order the birth record, there are other records with birth information you can search.

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