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Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Statewide Vital Records Information System (SVRIS)


Effective March 19, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. all customer counter services along with in-person research appointments at the State Office of Vital Records are suspended until further notice. Mail and online services are still available. Mail orders should be sent to the State Vital Records Office, PO Box 309, Madison, WI 53701-0309.

If you have a court imposed deadline or have additional questions, please email dhsvitalrecords@dhs.wisconsin.gov or call 608-266-1373.

Online requests are processed through VitalChek Network Inc. at www.vitalchek.com/wistorefront. VitalChek charges an additional fee for using this service. Online orders are fulfilled in one to three business days.

The SVRIS Help Page will be unavailable on Saturday, September 25 from 4 a.m. to 12 p.m. NOTE: SVRIS itself will still be available.

SVRIS will be having maintenance performed on Sunday, September 27 from 4 a.m. to 12 p.m. SVRIS will be unavailable during this time.


County Clerk (staff)
Funeral Director (staff)
Coroner/Medical Examiner (staff)
Physician (staff)

Add this site to your Trusted Sites. Click here for instructions. (PDF,  168 KB)

Setup Wizard: Click here to run the SVRIS BA Setup Wizard

SVRIS Classic

SVRIS Classic:
Hospital Certifier, Clerk or Midwife
Local Vital Records Office
Apple user or you do not use an Internet Explorer browser


Classic Install: First time user setup (Apple computers or non Internet Explorer browsers) - Downloading and Installing the Citrix Receiver  (PDF, 323 KB)

Forgot your password?  Go to Password Recovery and follow the instructions. 
(Note: If you share an email address you will have to contact the Help Desk at 1-866-335-2180 and ask to have your password reset.)

Contact the Wisconsin Help Desk
Telephone: 866-335-2180
E-Mail: helpdesk@wi.gov
Identify yourself as a Vital Records SVRIS user and where you work.

Last Revised:  January 4, 2016