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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 1926. 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 at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 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 1926. 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 at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 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 1926.

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. Please go to the Massachusetts court website for information on obtaining certified copies of divorce records.


Event: Divorce (county)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: See remarks

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

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