Reference Materials for Use in Completing and Researching Vital Records

This page provides online access to reference materials for county officials, individuals responsible for preparing and/or filing vital records, and those using vital records in family history or other research endeavors.

For fraud control purposes, detailed instructions for completing, filing and amending vital records are not included here.

  • Wisconsin Cities, Villages, Townships and Unincorporated Places (PDF, 236 KB)   (updated April  2015)
  • County Fees for Marriage Licenses
    To find out the fee for a marriage license, contact the County Clerk for the appropriate county. If you are a Wisconsin resident, contact the County Clerk for your county of residence. If you are a resident of another state but wish to get married in Wisconsin, contact the County Clerk for the county where the marriage will take place. The County Board of each county sets marriage license fees. Fees are subject to change.  Always check with the appropriate County Clerk about the current fees in a particular county.
  • County Fees for Domestic Partnership Registration
    To find out the fee for a domestic partnership registration, contact the County Clerk for the appropriate county. If you are a Wisconsin resident, contact the County Clerk for your county of residence. If you are a resident of another state but wish to register a domestic partnership in Wisconsin, contact the County Clerk for the county where the domestic partnership registration will take place. The County Board of each county sets domestic partnership registration fees. Fees are subject to change.  Always check with the appropriate County Clerk about the current fees in a particular county.
Last Revised: January 20, 2016