All applications for certified copies of vital records must be in writing and completely identify the record, as well as satisfactorily establish entitlement to the record being requested. Entitled applicants are: registrant, (person named on record), or person having a lineal relationship to the registrant, such as a legal parent, grandparent, spouse, brother, sister, child, legal guardian, or legal representative. Application for a certified copy requires a fee of $20.00 for the record search and includes one certified copy. Fees are payable by check, money order or cash. Make checks payable to: Carroll County Recorder.
Note: The above application form can be used at Office of County Recorder/Registrar or Iowa Dept. of Public Health Office
Certified copies of marriage records when the original marriage was applied for in Carroll County are available at the Carroll County Recorder/Registrar. The records of marriages occurring between the years 1921 through 1941 are available at the Iowa Dept. of Public Health, Vital Records only.