Search the Louisiana Birth Records Index Database through the Secretary of State, and order certified copies of birth certificates for births that occurred in Louisiana more than 100 years from the end of the current calendar year. The only birth records that are available prior to 1911 are from Orleans Parish.
The Boards and Commissions section of Louisiana Checkbook provides statutory authorizations, contact information for board members and staff, public meeting notices and financial information for Louisiana’s boards and commissions.
Apply online for SNAP (formerly Food Stamps), Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP), Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP) or Child Support Enforcement Services programs. The Department of Children & Family Services portal also allows for benefit renewals and report generation.
State Civil Service administers six written tests on a continual basis. These tests are not associated with actual vacancies, but are available to provide the opportunity to test and obtain a score in advance of a vacancy being posted. Once a tester obtains a score, it is automatically available to state agencies.
Use the Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority's website to get geospatial, tabular database, and document access to the suite of protection/restoration projects, Coastwide Reference Monitoring System stations, the current Master Plan, geophysical data and coastal community resilience information.
Use the Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority's online mapping tool to learn more about coastal flood risks to Louisiana communities now and in the future, as well as how to make your home, business and community safer and more resilient. Information includes future land change, storm surge flood risk, coastal vegetation and social vulnerability.
You can easily find official reports for crashes that occurred in any parish through Louisiana State Police’s Statewide Crash Report website. Limited previews are available as well as the opportunity to purchase and instantly receive a full report for download.
Search the Louisiana Death Records Index Database through the Secretary of State and order certified copies of death certificates for deaths that occurred in Louisiana more than 50 years from the end of the current calendar year.
The Department of Environmental Quality’s Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) contains official records that have been created or received by DEQ. EDMS contains most of DEQ’s public records though requests for records not in EDMS can also be made online.
The role of the Clerk of Court in each parish is to maintain and preserve the official records of the parish. Certified copies of divorce records can be obtained from the Clerk of Court in the parish where the divorce occurred.
If you think your household could be affected by damages or lost wages due to a hurricane or other disaster, pre-register online or by phone for the Disaster Supplemental Assistance Program. DSNAP provides eligible low- to moderate-income households—that do not normally receive SNAP benefits—with help buying groceries due to lost income or damages following a disaster.
FASTLANE Next Generation is the web-based system that manages Louisiana’s business incentive programs that are approved by the Board of Commerce and Industry. FASTLANE is a secure online interface that allows applicants to electronically send data directly to Louisiana Economic Development. It is designed for individual applicants managing one company or consultants who manage multiple companies’ data.
Louisiana Economic Development's FastStart is a state workforce training program providing customized employee recruitment, screening, training development and training delivery for eligible, new or expanding companies—all at no cost.
Each year businesses turn over millions of dollars in unclaimed cash, stocks, bonds, securities and insurance proceeds to the State Treasurer’s Office. Search the unclaimed property database to see if any of it is yours.
GeauxPass is Louisiana's statewide toll system provided by the Department of Transportation and Development! With GeauxPass you can drive on Louisiana toll roads and enjoy nonstop driving without stopping to pay tolls.
The Office of Motor Vehicles provides this portal to allow customers in an active installment plan the ability to edit their personal information and payment type, view payments already processed, print a receipt, make additional payments or pay in full.
Louisiana Economic Development’s Job Connection recruitment website matches potential job seekers with Louisiana employment opportunities throughout the state. This website provides an in-depth, skills-based job matching platform to match job seekers with the jobs for which they are most qualified.
Search for faculty and staff job openings within the Louisiana State University System. The LSU System includes LSU A&M in Baton Rouge, LSU-Alexandria, LSU-Eunice, LSU-Shreveport, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, LSU Ag Center and more.
Search for faculty and staff job openings at the nine campuses under the University of Louisiana System: UL-Lafayette, UL-Monroe, Nicholls State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, McNeese State University, Grambling State University, Northwestern State University, Louisiana Tech and The University of New Orleans.
Louisiana Checkbook is the state government's transparency and accountability portal. The one-stop website allows searching by spending type, agency and financial year, and provides interactive charts and graphs, downloadable data and the ability to compare across multiple categories.
The role of the Clerk of Court in each parish is to maintain and preserve the official records of the parish. Certified copies of marriage certificates can be obtained from the Clerk of Court in the parish where the marriage occurred.
Search the Orleans Parish Marriage Records Index Database through the Secretary of State and order certified copies of marriage licenses for marriages that took place in Orleans Parish more than 50 years from the end of the current calendar year.
Apply online for licensure as an Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic through the Louisiana Department of Health Emergency Medical Services.
Submit architectural plans for commercial construction/renovation, schedule annual building inspections and search for/file complaints about life safety/property protection companies and individuals licensed by the State Fire Marshal's Office
Find openings and apply for private sector jobs across many different industries throughout the state using the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Star Jobs tool. Star Jobs also includes information on training opportunities.
Access Louisiana’s many professional and occupational licensing boards including the licensing organization's website, application materials, online search for licensed individuals, and transparency and accountability information in Louisiana Checkbook.
The Department of Environmental Quality allows users to propose beneficial environmental projects using this online form. A Beneficial Environmental Project is one that provides for environmental mitigation which the Respondent is not otherwise legally required to undertake. Anyone can propose a BEP at any time.
Submit a complaint to the Department of Children & Family Services if you suspect a recipient is abusing public assistance (Food Stamps, Child Care, or Cash Assistance, etc.), or if you suspect a retailer is purchasing Food Stamp benefits.
Resale Certificates are issued to wholesalers approved through the Louisiana Department of Revenue to not collect state sales taxes on items purchased for resale. Resale certificates can be validated and printed online.
Use the Department of Children & Family Services portal to find the nearest Safe Haven site to relinquish custody of newborns up to 60 days old without the threat of prosecution for neglect, abandonment or child cruelty.
Search for business entities (i.e., corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, non-profit corporations, trade names, trademarks, or service marks), including information on officers, address, filing date and other basic contact information.
The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources’ SONRIS (Strategic Online Natural Resources Information System) tool provides data access (e.g., oil and gas information, coastal information), document access (e.g., Office of Conservation oil/gas production cards and field orders, Office of Mineral Resources lease records), GIS access (e.g., interactive mapping) and more.
Start or re-open an unemployment claim online as well as file for weekly benefits through the Louisiana Workforce Commission. Individuals are also provided assistance finding a job, creating a resume and finding training opportunities.
Cancel the liability insurance on a vehicle that you own and will not be using on any roads or highways. Your vehicle record will immediately be updated to indicate that the vehicle will not be used on the date range indicated.
Veterans Affairs operates four Veterans Cemeteries located across the state, offering a variety of burial options for veterans, spouses and dependent children. Complete the online Internment Application for consideration.
511 is Louisiana's official, easy-to-remember traveler information service. 511 provides continual updates about weather-related road conditions, road work, commercial vehicle restrictions, road closures, live video feeds from traffic cameras and other travel information.