How To Access Tennessee Divorce Records
The Tennessee Department of Health, Office of Vital Records maintains and issues statewide divorce records. Tennessee divorce records have limited access that includes the individuals named on the documents, members of their immediate families and those with legal authorization. You may want to access your own record of your Tennessee divorce to make sure that it is accurate. If it is not, you must have it corrected or you may not be able to legally remarry. A certified copy of a divorce record is usually required in order to be issued another marriage license.
The Office of Vital Records in Nashville accepts both mail order and walk in requests for Tennessee divorce records. Request forms are available from the Office of Vital Records. Showing government issued ID with your signature on it is necessary in order to access your divorce records in person. If you are mailing in a request, a photocopy of this identification must be included and it has to be legible.