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Vital Records & Statistics

The Office of Vital Records & Statistics (VRS) records and preserves data relative to any vital events in the Territory of the United States Virgin Islands.  Vital Records & Statistics is responsible for the registration, maintenance, dissemination, and local registry of the Territory’s birth and death records.  VRS also serves as the custodian for data related to marriages, divorces, and other health related chronic diseases.

We work closely with healthcare facilities, public health offices, funeral homes, Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, District Court of the Virgin Islands, Social Security Administration, Paternity & Child Support Child Support Division, and other federal/local agencies.

Our Services

  • Birth Certificates
  • Birth Certificates after Adoption
  • Death Certificates
  • Verification of Birth
  • Verification of Death

If you live outside of the territory and need to request a birth or death certificate, please use the documents below to complete your request following all instructions on the application. If you need clarification and or have any questions please contact the office before mailing the application.

Application for Certified Copy of Birth Record

Application for Certified Copy of Death Record

FEMA Funeral Assistance for COVID-19 Related Deaths

Vital Records and Statistics Contact Information

St. Thomas

Virgin Islands Department of Health
Tel#: (340) 774-9000
Ext. 4685/4681/4683
Tel#: (340) 715-5116 or (340) 715-5117 

St. Croix

Virgin Islands Department of Health
Cel#: (340) 643-6302
Tel#: (340) 712-0117/ (340) 712-0119
(340)712-0116 or (340) 712-0118 

St. John

Virgin Islands Department of Health
Tel#: (340) 776-6400
Ext. 6014