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:
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.
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.
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