Office of Vital Statistics

The Office of Vital Statistics is mandated by law to register, certify and maintain records of vital events that occur on Guam. It is also mandated by law to process and issue marriage licenses.

Location

Rancare Commercial Buildispan
CBU Box 109
761 S. Marine Corp Drive
Tamuning, GU 96913
(Across Golden Marketing Office Supplies)

Office Hours

Monday to Friday, except holidays
Marriage Licenses & Affidavits – 8:00 -11:00 am, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
All Others – 8:00 -12:00 pm, 1:00 – 3:30 pm
Phone – 671-300-9263 | 671-300-9264 | 671-300-9265 | 671-300-9270

Fees

Birth Certificate = $5.00
Death Certificate = $5.00
Marriage Certificate = $10.00
Regular Marriage License (5 day waiting period) = $30.00
Expedited Marriage License (same day) = $30.00 + $50.00 = $80.00
Affidavit of Paternity = $10.00

To request for a new birth certificate or apply for a marriage license, need to make an appointment.

To request for a new death certificate, walk-in.

To request for an existing birth certificate, death certificate or marriage certificate, mail request to the address above or go to Rancare and place inside the drop box provided. Need to provide name and date on document, a self-addressed stamped envelope and proper payment (local check, cashier’s check or money order addressed to “Treasurer of Guam”).

For more information, please contact Maria Quinata at maria.quinata@dphss.guam.gov.

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC (Re: Marriage License and Certificate applications)

Due to the recent amendment to Public Law 34-65, regarding §3108 and §3202(a) Chapter 3, Title 19, Guam Code Annotated, effective May 8, 2018 our forms and applications for a Marriage License and Certificate has been updated. Previous editions are obsolete and will not be accepted. Please see below for downloadable forms and applications.

Divorces: The Office of Vital Statistics does not record, certify, nor issue divorce decrees. You may contact the Superior Court of Guam, Records Branch at (671) 475-3449. For divorces petitioned and settled outside of Guam, you may contact the respective state or country in which the order was finalized.

When requesting from off-island, the following information is needed:
  • Full name(s) of person on record of requested document
  • Date of event (for birth certificates: date of birth, marriage certificates: date of marriage, etc.)
  • Photocopy of current and unexpired ID
  • Self-addressed envelope for return mail *Please enclose necessary postage stamps for the return of your request
  • Special handling instructions, if any
  • E-mail address *Should we need more information or have any questions, we will contact you via email
  • Mail request to: Rancare Commercial Building CBU Box 109761 S. Marine Corp DriveTamuning, GU 96913 Method of payment for off-island requests: Money order or cashier’s check must be made payable to Treasurer of Guam
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