Vitals Certificate Requests

 

Birth Certificate

A copy of your birth certificate is on file in the Town Clerk's office of the town in which you were born, and in the town in which your mother lived at the time of your birth. However, if you or your child was born after 2003, the Portland Clerk's Office has access to the birth certificate no matter the Connecticut town they were born.  A certified copy of a full size birth certificate is $20.00. Birth certificates are confidential in Connecticut and are available only to the individual or his or her spouse, parent, child, or grandparent. In order to obtain a copy of a birth certificate, you must give your name at birth, date of birth, photocopy of your driver's license or photo I.D., and your mother's maiden name.

To request a certified copy of a birth certificate through the mail, you will need to complete the birth certificate request form. Print and mail the form in to the Portland Town Clerk's Office with your payment and a copy of a government-issued photo ID. You must sign this form before sending in your request.

 

Marriage License

You may request a certified copy of a marriage license by mail or in person. A certified copy of a marriage license is $20.00 per copy. In order to obtain a certified copy you will need to fill out the marriage license request form.
Print and mail the form along with your payment to the Portland Town Clerk's Office.
If the marriage took place after July 1, 1997 and the certified copy is for yourself, please also include a copy of your government-issued photo ID (SS numbers will be redacted otherwise). 

Please call 860-342-6743 if you require additional information.

 

Death Certificate

You may request a certified copy of a death certificate either by mail or in person. A certified copy of a death certificate can be obtained for anyone who was living in Portland at the time of the event or who died in the Town of Portland, Connecticut.
To obtain a certified copy of a death certificate by mail please complete this death certificate request formPrint and mail the form along with your payment to the Portland Town Clerk's Office

If the death took place after July 1, 1997 and the certified copy is for a family member, please provide proof of relation (the ssn will be redacted otherwise).

Please call 860-342-6743 if you require additional information.