Vital Records

Vital records document life events under governmental authority. These records are represented by documents such as birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records and divorce records. You may order copies of Arkansas birth certificates for yourself or an immediate family member online. These copies are usually used for passport, social security, employment, personal identification and other legal purposes. If you are a first-time driver in Arkansas, you will be asked to bring proof of identity with you to the driver's license office when you visit to take your driving test. Have a vital record at hand, such as your Arkansas birth certificate. You may order copies of Arkansas vital records through VitalChek at: