Ordering Marriage Certificates By Walk-in

(Priority Service)


New ID requirements: Due to the rise in identity theft and other fraudulent use of vital records, acceptable ID is limited. You must present a government (state or federal) issued photo ID. This can be issued by the U.S. or other country of residence.

Examples of acceptable IDs (must be current):

  • Driver's license
  • State ID card
  • Passport or visa
  • Military ID

If you do not have a government issued photo ID, you must bring any TWO of the following documents:

  • Social security number
  • Bank statement with current address
  • Car registration or title with current address
  • Utility bill with current address
  • Pay stub (must include your name, social security number plus name and address of business)

Our walk-in Customer Service Lobby is open to the public from 9:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays.When you walk into the lobby, please proceed to the first available kiosk to request a certificate(s).

The cost is $15.00 for one certified copy and $15.00 for each additional copy of the same record ordered at the same time. Payment may be made by cash, check, money order, or credit card.

The Office of Vital Statistics is located at:

Curtis State Office Building
1000 SW Jackson, Ste.120
Topeka, KS 66612-2221

We are located on the first floor of the Curtis State Office Building which can only be accessed through the main entrance off 10th and Jackson Street. Jackson Street is a one-way street north. When you enter the front of the building, walk past the Security Desk to the pillars and go left down the hallway to our office.

Click here for an area map.


Coming in from the East (Lawrence, Kansas City, Leavenworth) on the turnpike (I-70):
Take Exit 183 (Topeka & Salina exit)
From tollbooth follow the freeway right into town.
Exit at 362C (10th Street) then turn left at the light.
Proceed to Kansas Avenue and turn left at the light.
Proceed to 11th street take a right go to Jackson Street
Find parking along Jackson Street
Enter at the front of the Curtis State Office Building

Coming in from the West (Salina, Junction City, Manhattan) on I-70:
Take Eighth Street Exit 362B to Southbound Monroe Street.
At the second stoplight, turn right onto 10th Street .
Proceed to Kansas Avenue and turn left at the light
Proceed to 11th street take a right to Jackson Street
Find parking along Jackson Street
Enter at the front of the Curtis State Office Building

Coming in from the South (Wichita, Emporia):
Exit at 182 and follow the same directions as coming in from the East,
OR Exit off I-70 at the South Topeka exit.
From tollbooth, go to Topeka Boulevard.
Proceed on Topeka Boulevard to 10th Street.
Turn right onto 10th Street.
Go three blocks.
Turn right onto Kansas Avenue.
Proceed to 11th street take a right to Jackson Street
Find parking along Jackson Street
Enter at the front of the Curtis State Office Building

Coming in from the North on Topeka Boulevard:
Turn left onto 10th Street.
Go 3 blocks east to Kansas Avenue.
Turn right at the light (this places you on the east side of the building).
Proceed to 11th street take a right to Jackson Street
Find parking along Jackson Street
Enter at the front of the Curtis State Office Building