The Massachusetts State Registry of Vital Records and Statistics maintains a central index and has copies of records for all births, deaths and marriages which occurred in the state of Massachusetts.
Certified copies may be obtained through the Registry in person, by mail or by phone. To order using a credit card call 617-740-2606. Regardless of how you request copies, you should be prepared to provide the name of the subject(s) of the record, the date of the event and, if known, the city or town where the event occurred.
Location & Further Information
The Registry is located at 150 Mt. Vernon Street, 1st floor, in Dorchester. For further information regarding operating hours and fees of records please call 617-740-2600. Their mailing address is:
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics 150 Mt. Vernon Street, 1st Floor Dorchester, Massachusetts 02125-3105