Contact the Department of Health. Vital Records Division 825 North Capitol Street, NE 1st Floor Washington, DC 20002 (202)671-5000
For a computer generated copy of a birth or death record, there is a fee of $18 dollars to search and print. Photocopys of original birth certificates cost $23.00.
If no records found then you will be granted a certificate of search, which doesn’t not prove record doesn’t not exists, just proves record could not be found. $18 dollar charge still applies
Records can be obtained in person (with cash, check or money order), through mail (with check or money order) or online with Vitalcheck credit card.
Marriage & Divorce Records
All marriage, divorce and domestic partnership records are held at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
H. Carl Moultrie Courthouse 500 Indiana Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001 (202)879-1010
Marriage license fee of $35 dollars and issue of license of $10. Moultrie Courthouse 500 Indiana Avenue, N.W., Room 4485 Washington, D.C. 20001 (202) 879-4840
Domestic Relations Branch. Moultrie Courthouse 500 Indiana Avenue, N.W., Room 4230 Washington, D.C. 20001 Phone: (202) 879-1261
Washington DC Criminal Records & Missing Persons
Criminal Court Records
Moultrie Courthouse 500 Indiana Avenue, N.W., 4th floor – west Washington, D.C. 20001 Phone: (202) 879-1373 Fax: (202) 638-5352
Metropolitan Police Department Most Wanted Fugitives. Contact police at (202) 727-9099 or Crime Solvers at 1 (800) 673-2777.
Missing Adults in the DC Area. Call (800) 843-5678 for information regarding missing or exploited children.
Sex Offender Registry
Metropolitan Police Department’s sex offender database.
Crime Victims Compensation Program
Helping victims with their crime related medical and mental health expenses. Court Building A 515 5th Street, N.W., Room 104 Washington, D.C. 20001 Laura B. Reed, Program Director Phone: (202) 879-4216 Fax: (202) 879-4230
Washington DC Business, Revenue and Legal Records
Business Resource Center
Washington DC Business Resource Center
Organization search and online registration form
Business Tax Service Center
Tax forms and filing information. 941 North Capitol Street, NE First Floor Washington, DC 20002 Phone: (202) 727- 4TAX (727-4829)
Washington DC Transportation Records
Department of Transportation (DDOT)
District Department of Transportation 2000 14th Street, NW, 6th Floor Washington, DC 20009 (202) 673-6813
Department of Motor Vehicles
John A. Wilson Building 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004 Citywide Call Center : (202) 727-1000
Obtaining, converting out-of-state, renewing, GRAD and suspended/revoked driver’s license
Washington DC Law Enforcement
Metropolitan Police Department
John A. Wilson Building 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004 City wide call center (202) 727-1000
Washington DC Public Services
Department of Health
Department of Health 825 North Capitol Street, NE Washington, DC 20002 (202) 671-5000
Department of Employment Services
609 H Street, NE Washington, DC 20002 Phone: (202) 724-7000 TDD: (202) 698-4817