Dallas County, Arkansas Vital Records
Vital records are crucial for recordkeeping purposes. They help analysts find health trends in any given area.
Birth Records and Death Records
Birth records are private for 100 years and only the person on the record, immediate family and attorneys can view the information. They are $12. Death records are private for 50 years and the same people can view the information during this time; they are $10. Both fees are non-refundable.
Include the proper form with your request:
For in-person requests, the closest branch to residents in Dallas County is:
Dallas County Health Unit – Fordyce
201 North Spring Street PO Box 647
Fordyce, AR 71742
Phone number: (870) 352-7197
Fax number: (870) 352-7198
Administrator: Donna Ferguson
Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
To mail your request in to the Arkansas Department of Health, the address is: 4815 W. Markham Street, Slot 44, Little Rock, AR 72205.
Marriage and Divorce Records (Coupons)
The fee for a marriage or divorce coupon is $10 – these documents have the same legal weight as a marriage or divorce record. If you have questions about the coupon program, call the department at (501) 661-2336 or (800) 637-9314.
Along with payment, you must include one of these forms:
Send your payment and the completed form to the Arkansas Department of Health (see above for address).
You must contact Ann Sutton, the County Clerk of Dallas County for actual marriage and divorce records. She can be reached at 101 S. Main, Fordyce, AR 71742. You may call her at (870) 352-2198.