Source Information

Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Divorce Records, 1918-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Original data: Virginia Divorce Records, 1918–2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia.

About Virginia, U.S., Divorce Records, 1918-2014

This collection contains an index of details extracted from Virginia divorce records for the years 1989–2014, as well as images for the years 1918–1991, which fall outside the 25-year privacy restriction. They can contain a variety of details, including:

  • name
  • birth date
  • residence
  • marriage date
  • divorce date and place
  • age at time of divorce
  • gender
  • race
  • occupation
  • spouse’s name, birth date, age, gender, race, and occupation

For images of closed records (records that fall within years under the privacy restriction), contact the Virginia Department of Health.

Updates:
20 Feb 2020: Added images for certificates from 1992 and 1993.