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Massachusetts

 

Birth

 

Event: Birth

Cost of copy:
In person: $20.00
Mail request: $32.00
State Archives: $3.00

Address:
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics
150 Mount Vernon Street
1st Floor
Dorchester, MA 02125-3105

Remarks: State office has no records previous to 1921. For earlier records, write to The Massachusetts Archives at Columbia Point, 220 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125 (617) 727-2816.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Commonwealth of Massachusetts. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (617) 740-2600. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Massachusetts Office of Health and Human Services, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics website.

Death

 

Event: Death

Cost of copy:
In person: $20.00
Mail request: $32.00
State Archives: $3.00

Address:
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics
150 Mount Vernon Street
1st Floor
Dorchester, MA 02125-3105

Remarks: State office has no records previous to 1921. For earlier records, write to The Massachusetts Archives at Columbia Point, 220 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125 (617) 727-2816.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Commonwealth of Massachusetts. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (617) 740-2600. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Massachusetts Office of Health and Human Services, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics website.

Marriage

 

Event: Marriage (State)

Cost of copy: In person: $20.00, Mail request: $32.00
State Archives: $3.00

Address:
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics
150 Mount Vernon Street
1st Floor
Dorchester, MA 02125-3105

Remarks: Records since 1921.

Divorce

 

Event: Divorce (State)

Cost of copy: No fee

Address:
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics
150 Mount Vernon Street
1st Floor
Dorchester, MA 02125-3105

Remarks: Index only since 1952. Inquirer will be directed where to send request. Certified copies are not available from State office.


Event: Divorce (county)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Registrar of Probate Court in county where divorce was granted.

 

 
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