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Marriages begin in 1781; bonds and 1864 in our record books.
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Yes, we have several documents available to be viewed online. Viewing documents online are for those who research documents often as there is a $15.00 a month fee. If you desire more information please give our office a call at (304) 264-1927.
Our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, excluding holidays.
Sorry, but currently, marriages are not being performed at the courthouse.
Fifty-six dollars ($56.00) cash, credit/debit card or money order is required on the day you apply for the license if you did not attend premarital counseling. If you did complete at least 4 hours of premarital counseling and have valid proof of certificate/letter, the price is reduced to Thirty-six dollars ($36.00) cash, credit/debit card or money order.
This is the right place to obtain a copy of a plat. Below are the cost of Plats:
Records of Births in the County Clerk’s Office begin in 1865.
Records of Deaths begin in 1865.
Records of Deeds begin in 1772.
Records of Wills begin in 1772.
To obtain a copy of a Birth/Death/Marriage Certificate click here. Once you complete the form return it to:
Berkeley County CourthouseAttention: Vital Statistics100 West King StreetMartinsburg, WV 25401
NOTE: Certificates can only be obtained by the individual, child of person on certificate or his/her representative, i.e. person having power-of-attorney, an attorney, or estate executor.