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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.

City Clerk
Contact
1 City Hall Square
Room 601
Boston, MA 02201-2014
United States
Cashier hours
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.
Registry information

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

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Nov 19

Boston Collegiate Charter School Committee on Academic and Student Affairs meeting

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Nov 20

Boston Retirement Board meeting

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Nov 20

City Council meeting

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Nov 20

Boston Common Maintenance Trust Fund meeting

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City Council meetings