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Brown County's vital statistics are filed by the Register of Deeds to include all births, deaths, and marriages. During 2008, 54,697 births, 2,129 deaths, and 1,548 marriages were filed. The vital statistics section also files and records military discharge records for veterans. During 2008, 222 veterans filed discharge records.

The Brown County Register of Deeds Office has birth, death and marriage records for events that occurred in Brown County. In the case of births and deaths if a Brown County resident dies or has a child in another Wisconsin County that record will also be filed here.

All requests for copies are processed the same day they are received and are mailed to the requestor the same day or the following business day. Requestors usually receive their copies one to three days following receipt of request.

Access to the genealogy research area is on a first come, first serve basis. All researchers must complete an "Application for Records Search" and present acceptable identification prior to entering the research area.

New: effective August 1, 2009 Domestic Partnership Agreements will also be filed in the Register of Deeds Office.

Effective April 1, 2011 all United States birth certificates submitted for minor and adult passport applications must contain the name of the parent(s) in addition to all previous requirements. All United States birth certificates must meet all of the following criteria:

1. Show the full name of the parent(s).
2. Be issued by the office of vital statistics of the state, county or city where the birth occurred.
3. Show the full name of the child at birth.
4. Bear the embossed, impressed, multi-colored, or raised seal and signature of the issuing authority.
5. Indicate a registration or file date that is within one year of the birth.
6. Be an origianl and certified document - NOTARIZED COPIES AND PHOTO COPIES ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

All certified copies of a birth certificates purchased from the Brown County Register of Deeds Office meets these federal requirements if purchased from 2010 forward. Some certified copies purchased prior to 2010 may not include full name of the parent(s). Refunds will not be given for any records purchased prior to 2010 that do not have full parent(s) information.


Contact:  Phone: 920-448-4474
Fax: 920-448-4449
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Mailing Address:  Brown County Register of Deeds
305 E. Walnut Street, Room 260
P.O. Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
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Physical Address:  Brown County Register of Deeds
305 E. Walnut Street, Room 260
Green Bay, WI 54301
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Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Birth, Death, Marriage Copies 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Genealogy area open for public research 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed on major holidays.

Order Birth, Death, Marriage, Domestic Partnership
Where to Get Vital Records
Genealogy Info
IDENTITY THEFT INFO
International Travel Info
Social Security Online
State Historical Society
Wisconsin Vital Records
 
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