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City Clerk

We accept, file, record, and maintain all municipal records for Boston. For the public, we sell various licenses and permits and can notarize and attest to documents.

Please note: Our cashier is only open until 4:30 p.m. each weekday. We do not process any business transactions after 4:30 p.m.

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Contact
1 City Hall Square
Room 601
Boston MA  02201-2014
United States
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Birth, marriage, and death certificates
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If you need help with birth, marriage, or death certificates, please contact the Registry Department.

Public notices

We add information on City of Boston public meetings and hearings to the public notices section of our website.

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Our office maintains public records, including all information related to the City Council. Learn more about posting notices for public meetings and hearings.

Upcoming meetings and hearings

Image for City Council Committee on Planning, Development, and Transportation Hearing on Dockets #1594-1597
Dec 10

City Council Committee on Planning, Development, and Transportation Hearing on Dockets #1594-1597

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Dec 10

City Council Committee on Government Operations hearing on Docket #0549

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Dec 11

City Council meeting

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Dec 18

Boston Retirement Board meeting

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City Council meetings