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Registry: Birth, death, and marriage

For certified copies of Boston birth, death, and marriage certificates with a raised seal, you can apply online, by mail, or in person. To file for a marriage license, review our how to get married in Boston page.

For questions, please call 617-635-4175 or email

  • 1 City Hall Square
    Room 213
    Boston, MA 02201-2006
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    Office hours
    Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed holidays (see our online options)
  • Vital records

    For certified copies of Boston birth, death, and marriage certificates with a raised seal, apply online, by mail, or in person.

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