Instant Access to Wisconsin State, County and Municipal Records

"Publicly available records are a fundamental guarantee of our Freedoms & Democracy."
William Ratcher - Founder of

Wisconsin Public Records

The Wisconsin State Records mission is to grant to every individual the right to detect, obtain, examine and preview public records, thus ensuring residents of the state of Wisconsin is provided access in accordance with the Wisconsin Open Records Law:

The requester/ citizens are not required to state their purpose. It is considered to be immaterial in gaining access to public records, because the Wisconsin Open Records Law states that all records are subjects to be revealed, unless the legislature signed otherwise.

Wisconsin State Records offers the information about the following subjects: Criminal Records, Court Records, Vital Records and State Background Checks, including information in the number of over 50 million public records.

The search functionality granted in this portal enables the information requested to be presented immediately and accurately. Wisconsin public records have been collected dating back to the year 1790 and contains information from 72 counties, thereby ensuring Wisconsin abides by the commitment of the United States of America to remain a “fair and just” society for all.