© St. Louis City Recorder of Deeds

Archives Department,
Genealogy and
Historical Research
open 8:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. weekdays
see Hours and Holidays
for restrictions

City Hall, Room 129
1200 Market Street
Saint Louis
Missouri 63103

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Adoption Records
Genealogy and
Historical Research
Birth Records
Business and
Non-Profit Records
Campaign Finance and Election
Cemetery Records
Death Records
French and
Spanish Colonial
Home School Declarations
Land Records
Copies of
Deeds, Liens, Subdivision Plats; Structure History
Marriage Records
License Issuance
and Copies
Orphanage and
Institution Records
Registration and
Licensing Records
and Bottlers Records

Free Recording of
Military Discharge
Wills and
Probate Records



Missouri Adoption Records

State of Missouri Records

Adoption Records from 1940 - Back non certified copies can be requested through Jefferson City at 573-526-0348. These are for Genealogical purposes ONLY!

1941 - Present date will NOT be available until January 1, 2018.

To learn more about recent legislation known as the Adoptees Rights Act, please visit the

Missouri Department of Health

Pre-1917 St. Louis City
Deeds of Adoption

- Free Search: Deeds of Adoption Index
- Purchase Copies

An adult adoptee, biological parent, or biological sibling may sign-up with the

Missouri Adoption
Information Registry