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Virginia Beach Arrest, Court, and Public Records

What are Virginia Beach Public Records?

Virginia Beach public records consist of non-confidential recorded information that documents transactions or activities done by public employees, officers, or agencies during official business. Information is considered a public record irrespective of its form if it is obtained according to law or while conducting public business.

Virginia Beach Crime Statistics

The Virginia Beach Police Department provides public access to crime statistics through the Electronic Police Reports Online (ePRO) portal. Between 1/1/2020 and 9/11/2020 Virginia Beach experienced 20,552 crimes. The city experienced 36 abductions/kidnappings, 22 incidences of arson, 154 aggravated assaults, 82 domestic aggravated assault, 15 Attempted murders and 1637 incidences of Simple assault. Other crimes included 196 commercial burglaries, 250 residential burglaries, 90 counterfeiting/forgery incidences, 65 cases of embezzlement, 416 instances of fraud and 4748 larcenies. Motor vehicle theft in Virginia Beach was recorded 569 times, 117 robberies, 35 occasions of sexual battery and 507 weapons law violations.

Are Virginia Beach Criminal Records Public?

Criminal records in Virginia Beach are generally accessible to the public except they are classified expressly by law or by a competent court. Certain criminal records such as juvenile records, divorce, and child custody cases are of restricted access to the public.

How to Obtain Virginia Beach Police Reports and Arrest Records?

Virginia Beach Police Department maintains an online platform- Electronic Police Report Online, where the public can access police reports and arrest records. Users are advised to allow 2 weeks between the occurrence of an incidence and the entering of the record on the online platform. For records that may not be accessible online, an interested party may fill out an FOIA request form providing as much information as possible on the records sought. Where the records are located, a party may either pick up the documents in person, have it mailed to a US mailbox, or sent by email to a designated inbox.

How to Find Sex Offender Information in Virginia Beach

Under Chapter 9, of Title 9.1 of the Code of Virginia, certain people including sex offenders are required to register with the state authority. Virginia maintains an online registry where records of sex offenders are maintained for public knowledge. Comments on any particular offenders are also welcomed and may be made through the provided section on the website.

How to Find Virginia Beach Inmate Records

Inmates in Virginia Beach are under the supervision and control of the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s office. Inmates held in the Virginia Beach jails may be found using the inmate lookup portal. Searches may be filtered by name or by using a unique identifier. When searching by name, an interested party must provide the first and last name of the party and may also include the date of birth. Unique identifiers which may be accepted include:

  • Booking number
  • Permanent number
  • State ID
  • County ID
  • FBI number
  • ICE number

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Virginia Beach Jail?

The Virginia Beach correctional facility does not permit in-person visits. Inmates may be visited on-site or online. Online visitations may be scheduled or gotten on demand. Visitations online will be at a charge of 25 cents per minute. Interested parties must set up an account on gettingout.com to schedule visits.

For on-site visits, inmates are permitted only once per week. On-site visits will be conducted by video link. These visits will be for 25 minutes for regular inmates or 55 minutes for the trustee or workforce inmates. Visits on-site must be scheduled for at least 24 hours in advance. For each visit, the maximum number of persons permitted is 3 and this is irrespective of the age of the visitors. Visitors who are over 18 must provide valid identification while those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Visitors to the Virginia Correctional Facility will be subject to a search and must also make sure they adhere to the dressing requirements..

Visits may be scheduled for any of the following times:

  • Sunday-Friday - 9-10:30 a.m., 1-3 p.m., 7-9 p.m.
  • Saturday - 12:30-3 p.m., 7-9 p.m.

Note that all visits and calls are recorded. Phones and other electronic devices will not be permitted in the visitation lobby.

Court Records

The judicial system of Virginia Beach comprises 3 courts namely: the Circuit Court, the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, and the General District Court.

Locations of Courts in Minneapolis

The Circuit Court

2425 Nimmo Pkwy,
Virginia Beach,
VA 23456
(757) 385-4181

The General District Court

2425 Nimmo Pkwy UNIT 10,
Virginia Beach,
VA 23456
(757) 385-8531

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

2425 Nimmo Pkwy,
Virginia Beach,
VA 23456
(757) 385-4391

Are Virginia Beach Court Records Public?

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act and other related laws, court records in Virginia Beach are public records and may be accessed by the public. However, not all court records are public. The court may by its own power seal certain records while the law may mandate that some records such as that of juveniles be restricted.

How to Obtain Virginia Beach Civil Court Case Records

Access to Virginia Beach civil court case records is determined by the court in which the case was held. For cases in the General District Court, an interested party may use the case management search portal and search under the civil heading. These searches may be filtered by name, case number, hearing date, or service/process. Civil cases in the Circuit Court may be obtained using the Online Case Information System. Information may be filtered by name, case number, or hearing date. The civil cases handled by the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court may be accessed through the J&DR Court Payment Name Search. Note that searches for juvenile cases via this platform must be done by case number and access is restricted.

Alternatively, interested parties may visit the court clerk for in-person access to the court’s civil case records.

How to Obtain Virginia Beach Criminal Court Records

Criminal court case records in Virginia Beach may be accessed online via the portals of the various courts. Criminal cases conducted in the Circuit Court or the General District Court may be accessed using the Virginia Online Case Information system. Searches may be filtered by name or by the court. The General District Court also maintains its own Online Case Information System where criminal cases conducted in any of the General District courts in the state may be found. To filter the search interested persons may provide the name, case number, hearing date, or Service or process which is to be searched for. Criminal cases conducted in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court may not be as accessible due to restrictions on the records of Juveniles. Records that are not classified will be found using the J&DR Court Payment Name Search.

Conducting a search is subject to our Terms of Service and Privacy Notice.

What are Virginia Beach Vital Records?

In Virginia Beach, vital records involve birth, death, marriage, and divorce records that occurred within the city. The state in turn issues to qualified people records such as marriage certificates, death certificates, divorce confirmations, and birth certificates. Vital records in Virginia are not available to the public immediately they are created. Birth records become public only 100 years after its creation while death, marriage, and divorce records are only public after 25 years.

Where and How to Obtain Virginia Beach Divorce Records

Virginia Beach divorce records may be accessed at the Virginia Department of Health. Records can only be obtained by the owner of the record or immediate family members of such a person. An interested eligible party may apply for a divorce record by visiting the office of Vital Records at

Virginia Beach Department of Public Health
Pembroke Corporate Center III
4452 Corporation Lane
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: (757) 518-2671

Any requester using any medium must provide a clear copy of a valid means of identification.

Divorce certificates would cost $12 and any application must include this payment in any of the accepted forms of cash, money order, check, or credit card.

Where and How to Get Public Virginia Beach Marriage Records

Virginia Beach marriage records are obtainable from either the Virginia Beach Circuit Court clerk’s office where the marriage license was obtained or the Virginia Department of Health. Applications made to the Circuit Court’s clerk may be in person or by mail. Requests by mail should be sent to Virginia Beach Circuit Court Clerk's Office
Attention Marriage Licenses
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456

Requests must be accompanied by a fee of $2.50 and should contain the full name of both parties, date of marriage, place of marriage, and a self-addressed envelope for return of the record.

Marriage records may also be obtained at the Virginia Department of Health in person or by sending in a request to

Virginia Beach Department of Public Health
Pembroke Corporate Center III
4452 Corporation Lane
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: (757) 518-2671

In-person requests may be fulfilled on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Requests should include a valid photo ID and must be accompanied by a $12 fee. Note that only owners of the record or immediate family members can access marriage records until 25 years after the marriage when they become open to the public.

Where and How to Get Confidential Marriage Records in Virginia Beach

Marriage Records in Virginia are not considered public records and are only accessible to the parties to the marriage or immediate family members. However, after 25 years, marriage records become public and may be requested and obtained by anyone.

Where and How to Find Virginia Beach Birth Records

Birth records in Virginia Beach may be gotten from the Virginia Department of Health. Interested and eligible parties may request a birth certificate at the cost of $12 from the Department of Health at

Virginia Beach Department of Public Health
Pembroke Corporate Center III
4452 Corporation Lane
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: (757) 518-2671

The Department of Health is open to the public on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Requesters must ensure that a clear copy of a valid ID is also provided. Only immediate family members or the legal guardian of the record owner may obtain a certificate of birth. Birth records may also be obtained at

Virginia Department of Health,
Division of Vital Records,
2001 Maywill Street, Suite 101,
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 662-6200

Where and How to Find Virginia Beach Death Records

In Virginia Beach, death records are not a public record and are not accessible to the general public. Only the immediate family members of the deceased can have access to the record. Records may be obtained by visiting any local government within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Certified copies of these death records may be obtained by eligible parties at any of these local governments despite where the death may have occurred within the state.

Death records may also be obtained at the Department of Health in person or by mail. A qualified party may, on a weekday between 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m, visit

Virginia Beach Department of Public Health
Pembroke Corporate Center III
4452 Corporation Lane
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: (757) 518-2671

Requests may also be sent by mail to the address above in addition to a money order or check of $12. If a record is found, a certificate will be issued but where no record is found the $12 fee is still retained as a search fee.