If you want to obtain a copy of a divorce record from the vital records office, you?ll need to know if the divorce occurred between 1951 and 2002. Those are the only records on hand here, and everything else from prior or after those dates must be obtained by the court where the divorce occurred. It?s easy to call the vital records office to request a copy of a divorce record, but you?ll need to fax or mail your photo identification to the office.
The easiest way to obtain records from the vital records office is online or in person. There is a time each day in which the office does not accept applications for same day service, which is usually before 3 pm. Otherwise, all requests are fulfilled on the same day. There is only a few things you should know before you apply for a copy of a divorce record. You?ll need the following information:
– Your photo identification
– Your mailing address and contact information
– The name of both parties listed on the divorce record
– The maiden name of any applicable parties on the divorce records
– The date the divorce took place
– The location of the divorce
Without this information, you might not be able to obtain a copy of a Hawaii divorce record. You?ll need this if you plan on visiting the court where the divorce took place, too. There is a fee for each copy you need, but the fees differ by location. Certified copies are the most expensive, but additional copies are only a few dollars per copy.