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We register, amend, maintain, and issue certified copies of birth, marriage, and death records for Boston.

Our mission is to promptly and accurately register, amend, maintain, and issue certified copies of birth, marriage and death records while following Massachusetts General Laws regulating these documents.

We maintain custody of all birth, marriage, and death records dating back to 1630. Each year, we add approximately 33,000 new entries and issues more than 100,000 copies of certified records.

1 City Hall Square
Room 213
Boston, MA 02201-2006
United States
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
An image of ducklings.
an image of a 1711 marriage intention

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