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Covington County Divorce and Marriage Certificate Searches

Marriage records and divorce records are among the most easily-accessible official record throughout the state of Alabama. This is for several reasons. The first is that the Alabama Department of Public Health maintains all divorce certificates and marriage records, instead of having different records managed by different institutions on a county-by-county basis. More importantly, however, is the fact that under Alabama state law, the marital status and divorce proceedings of any individual in all of Alabama are considered to be public knowledge.

To access the Alabama Department of Public Health’s main webpage on accessing marriage records, then visit this page: The corresponding page for divorce records can be found here:

In addition to providing information regarding how you go about sending in an application for either of these records, these pages also explain that you will have to pay a $15.00 fee for the first copy of any such Vital Record, and $6.00 for copies after the first.

Although you can order these records online, you can also visit the Covington County branch of the Alabama Department of Public Health by heading to 23989 Alabama Highway 55, Andalusia, AL 36420, or by contacting them through the telephone at (334)222-1175. The email contact for the branch office is