Advance appointments are required for in-person research.
We allow two people to search at a time. To make an appointment:

The Portage County Register of Deeds office contains records available to the public, age 18 or over, who agree to the State of Wisconsin Administrative Code Conditions for Users of Vital Records Area (DHS 142.07) and can provide a valid photo ID.

People who wish to view records must complete a Vital Records In-Person Search Application and provide the names and dates of the records they wish to view.