Obtaining U.S. Vital Records
Transcripts of birth and death records are issued by the Bureau of Vital Statistics in the capital of the state in which the birth or death occurred. Certified copies of marriage records may be obtained from the County Clerk who issued the marriage license. Certified copies of divorce decrees may be requested from the court that granted the divorce. US vital records
Please send your documents only to the Swiss representation where you are registered.
Foreign Civil Status Documents
Foreign civil status documents must be legalized by the Swiss diplomatic or consular representation responsible for that state. The requirements are very different from one country to the other.To find out which documents will have to be submitted, consult the webpage of the responsible Swiss representation or ask your Swiss representation in the United States.
Photocopies are not accepted.
Cayman Islands Civil Status Documents
Please note that all documents of civil status issued in the Cayman Island require an Apostille.
For information contact the Authorities of the Cayman Islands.