Birth & Death Certificate Application

To obtain a certified copy of a birth, death or marriage record you are expected to present acceptable picture identification. An acceptable picture identification is defined as one issued by a governmental organization.

These identifications will likely fall into one of the following types:
  • Driver's License
  • Passport
  • Military Identification
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Alien Registration Card
In Person Application
If making the request in person, the applicant must present an original of the stated forms of identification.

Mail Application
If the request is made by mail, a readable copy of 1 of the stated forms of identification is required. The copy will not be returned to you. If the application or request is received without the above stated identification, the request will not be processed and it will be returned to you.

Online Application
To receive a certified copy of a birth, death or marriage record via mail, and not using the website application, you must provide the following information:
  • The name on the birth, death, or marriage record
  • The date and city/town where the event occurred
  • Your relationship to the person named on the record
  • Reason for requesting the record
  • For birth only, provide the name of the father and the mother's maiden name
  • Your signature and printed name
  • Your mailing address and your home phone number, in case we need to contact you