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Where to get records from the former Canal Zone

information courtesy of the consular section of the US Embassy

 

GORGAS ARMY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AND COCO SOLO HOSPITAL:

 

(MEDICAL RECORDS BEFORE 1982):

Federal Records Center (NARA)

1557, 7 St. Joseph Ave.

East Point, GA 30344

 

(MEDICAL RECORDS AFTER 1982):

National Personnel Records Center

9700 Page Boulevard

St. Louis, MO 63132

 

Beginning December 1, 1999, Canal Zone vital records (Birth and Death from 1904 through September 30, 1979) formerly issued by the Panama Canal Commission are being issued by the Department of State in Washington, DC

 

BIRTH, DEATH AND MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES:

 

**Your request must be notarized and include a copy of a valid photo identification of the requester.**


Please include the following in your request:

Date / Purpose of Request / Name at birth, death, marriage / Date of birth, death, marriage / City and Country of birth, death, marriage / Signature of subject or guardian /Address / Telephone

 

For birth records, also include:

Father’s name / Date and place (city or state and country) of birth

Mother’s name Date and place (city or state and country) of birth

Any US passport information

 

Please direct inquiry to:

Vital Records Section
Passport Services
1111 19th Street NW, Suite 510
Washington, DC, CZ 34011-2300

Telephone: 202-955-0307

 

Please indicate the number of documents desired. The fee for documents is $30 for the 1st copy; $20 for each additional copy requested at the same time. Check or Money Order must be signed, dated and made payable to Department of State. Remittance must be payable in US dollars through a US bank. Non-US money is not acceptable. Please do not send cash.

 

Marriage records for the Canal Zone are located in the National Archives. Contact the National Archive for these marriage records at:

 

Civilian Records (NWCTC)
Textual Archives Services Division
8601 Adelphi Road, National Archives
College Park, MD 20740-6001

 

If a marriage record is located, the applicant will be contacted as to the fees involved.

 

COURT RECORDS: Divorces, Adoptions, Civil suits, Criminal Cases, etc.:

 

Information on fees for copies of court records may be obtained from the NARA website at www.archives.gov

                                                                                   

National Archives & Records Administration

Old Military and Civilian Records

700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Washington, DC 20408-0001

 

Attn: Mr. Robert W. Elllis (NWCTB) Arch I, Room 601

Tel: (202) 357-5381, Fax: (202) 357-5937 / Robert.ellis@nara.gov

 

Or: Ms. Aloha South (NWCTB) Arch I, Room 601, Tel: (202) 357-5021, Fax (202) 357-5937 / aloha.south@nara.gov

 

OR

Federal Records Center (NARA)

1557 St. Joseph Avenue

East Point, GA 30344

 

CANAL ZONE HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS:

 

Educational Testing Service --- Dante’s Program

P.O. Box 6605

Princeton, New Jersey 08541-6605

Tel: (609) 720-6740

 

There is no charge for Canal Zone High School transcripts.

 

PANAMA CANAL COLLEGE:

 

All requests for Panama Canal College student records/transcripts, verification of financial aid, GED, and course descriptions, should be directed to the DoDEA Record Center. The address is:

 

DoDEA Records Center
Attention: Adams / Hobby
7201 Custer Road, Bldg. 2670
Ft. Benning, GA 31905

 

Phone: (706) 545-8246/545-4785 Fax: (706) 545-1239
DSN Voice: 835- 8246/4785 DSN Fax: 835-1239
email: Erma.Adams@am.dodea.edu or Linda.Hobby@am.dodea.edu

http://www.dodea.edu/transcript/pcc.htm

 

TO OBTAIN PERSONNEL RECORDS:

 

NATIONAL PERSONNEL RECORDS CENTER

(CIVILIAN PERSONNEL RECORDS)

111 Winnebago Street

St. Louis, MO 63118-4126

 

Tel: (314) 801-9250

Fax: (314) 801-9269

email: cpr.center@nara.gov

 

Also in this section:
If you need to obtain Canal Zone documents
Harold Parfitt, the last governor of the Canal Zone

Sonrisa the dog needs a home

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