Helpful Contacts

The following contacts may be used to assist you:

For general questions on how to obtain a birth or death certificate, and individual marriage and divorce information :

Montana Dept of Public Health and Human Services
Office of Vital Records

(406) 444-2685

To contact our State Registrar:

Annie Kurtz
State Registrar / Vital Records Section Supervisor
(406) 444-4250

To contact our Deputy State Registrar:

Sandy Tirrell
Deputy State Registrar / Vital Records Program Supervisor
(406) 444-5249

For questions pertaining to filing a delayed birth certificate or general questions on issuance of birth and death certificates:

Cheryl Ricker
Issuance Team Leader
(406) 444-1986

For questions pertaining to adoption, court order name changes and opening a sealed adoption file or the putative father registry:

Vicky Root
Amendments Program Officer
(406) 444-4226

For questions pertaining to correcting a birth or death certificate, Acknowledgment of Paternity (adding a father to your child’s birth certificate) or if you need forms (birth, death, fetal death, or authorization for removal):

Micah Hall
Corrections Clerk
(406) 444-9039

For quality assurance, questions on birth or death certificates not filed yet, validation questions, adding providers and certifiers to the Vital Records Database (doctors, providers):

Sharon Breidenbach
Data Acquisition Program Officer
(406) 444-4251

For questions pertaining to gaining access to the Vital Records database:

Jon Ryden
Data Processor
(406) 444-0692

For questions pertaining to home births, fetal deaths or abortions:

Melody Lee
Fraud Prevention Technician
(406) 444-0693