Massachusetts Vital Records

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Massachusetts Government-Issued Vital Records

Ordering vital records in Massachusetts with Vital Records Online is a hassle-free process. Our unmatched experience in online assisted application services will save you time on unnecessary document resubmission at the office. If needed, you will greatly benefit from our unlimited support throughout your application process. We are here to help, by email and telephone.

The Department of Public Health - Registry of Vital Records and Statistics sets the requirements for the necessary documentation that you will need in order to obtain your certified vital records. An authorized copy of your vital records is necessary for a variety of purposes. Replace a lost birth certificate, marriage certificate, and death certificate in a few steps with our online forms.

Save unnecessary trips to the Department of Public Health - Registry of Vital Records and Statistics and order a certified copy of your records from the comfort of your home. We take care of the processing and ensure a timely delivery straight to your door.

Click the links below to start your online application:

Official Birth Certificate

Massachusetts Birth Certificate

Request a Certified Copy of Live Birth for your baby or child.

Official Marriage Certificate

Massachusetts Marriage Certificate

Obtain Marriage records for yourself or a family member.

Official Marriage Certificate

Massachusetts Death Certificate

Get an Original Copy of a Death Certificate replacement for a lost record.

Ordering Vital Records in Massachusetts

Before starting the process to request a certified copy of a birth certificate, marriage certificate, or death certificate, it is important to understand that you will have to provide some sensitive information in order to obtain your records. It is also important to know about the requirements, processing times, and other relevant information for the Massachusetts government agency. Read below to understand more about some of the most frequently asked questions.

How long will it take to receive my vital records from Massachusetts?

You can expect to receive your vital records from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in 3 to 4 weeks.

What documents are required to order vital records from Massachusetts?

To complete the online application, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health requires applicants to prove their identity by including a photocopy of their ID. It varies depending on the type of certificate, but commonly people can use a driver’s license or a state photo ID. Check other acceptable IDs per certificate needed:

How much does a copy of a vital record cost from Massachusetts?

Vital Records Online will charge a fee starting from $49 for the assisted service whenever you order birth records, marriage certificates or licenses, divorce certificates, or death records. The state of Massachusetts will charge a $32.00 fee for each certified copy of a birth, marriage, and death certificate. Any additional copy to your order will cost $32.00.

Who can request vital records from Massachusetts?

There are limitations to who can request vital records in the state of Massachusetts Bureau of Vital Statistics. It depends if the request is for a birth certificate, marriage certificate, or death certificate. The requestor must be doing it on their own behalf. But the requester can also be part of the immediate family, the person’s guardian, or the legal representative for the individual of record.

How to request birth certificates and other vital records from Massachusetts?

There are two ways to order vital records in Massachusetts. The first and the easiest is through our service – Vital Records Online. You can complete your application process online and will receive your vital records by mail. You are saving your time and a trip to the government agency. The second option is going in person to the public office where the person in the record was born. This process can be time-consuming because of the paperwork required and the long waiting lines typically associated with the Administration.

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Massachusetts Vital Records Office
Business Hours
Monday - Friday 8:45AM–4:45PM
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Vital Records Online Mailing Center
PO Box 13471
Miami, FL 33101

Currently, this location is not open to the public.