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​KDLA Online Records Ordering System

The Archives Research Room at the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) is pleased to announce a new online records ordering system.  Customers can now use a credit card to pay for copies of records ordered from KDLA.  View the KDLA Records ordering system here.

Records Request Forms

Birth Record Request

  • (click here for a list of birth records for 1852-1910 available at the Archives, by county.) 
  • (click here for a list of birth records for 1852-1910 available at the Archives, by city.)

Census Record Request

Civil Case File Record Request

  • (click here for a list of dates of civil and criminal case files available at the Archives, by county.)
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Criminal Case File Record Request

  • (click here for a list of dates of civil and criminal case files available at the Archives, by county.)

Death Record Request

  • (click here for a list of death records for 1852-1910 available at the Archives, by county.) 
  • (click here for a list of death records for 1852-1910 available at the Archives, by city.)

Divorce Record Request

  • (click here for a list of dates of civil and criminal case files available at the Archives, by county.)

Deed Record Request

Marriage Record Request

Military Record Request

Probate/Will Record Request

Tax Record Request

 

Fees

Billing (In-State Patrons)

In-state customers must submit a $10.00 non-refundable search and copy fee with each genealogical reference request. A check or money order should be payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer. Do not send cash.

Billing (Out-of-State Patrons)

Out-of-state customers must submit a $15.00 non-refundable research fee with each genealogical reference request. Staff will not undertake any research unless this fee is pre-paid. Check or money order should be payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer. Do not send cash.

PLEASE NOTE: Additional copy charges (25¢ per photocopy and 50¢ per microfilm copy), as well as postage charges, will be applied to requests that require the reproduction of extensive records consisting of more than 20 photocopies and/or 10 microfilm copies. 

Archives Research Room Hours: Open to the public, Monday - Friday

9:00 am - 4:00 pm ET;

Research Room staff available by phone, Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm ET.

300 Coffee Tree Road
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Email:  kdla.archives@ky.gov

Phone: (502) 564.1770

Toll Free: (800) ​928.7000

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