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  (PDF, 27 KB)   (July 2014)
    The County Board of each county sets marriage license fees.  This list shows the fees reported as of July 2014 for obtaining a license to marry in the 72 county offices in the state.  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 (PDF, 27 KB)   (June 2014)
     The County Board of each county sets fees for registering domestic partnership declarations and terminations. This list shows the fees reported in May of 2014 in the 72 county offices in the state.  Fees are subject to change. Always check with the appropriate County Clerk about the current fees in a particular county.
Last Revised: April 30, 2015