How To Obtain a Certified Copy of a Vital Record

Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Civil Union, Dissolution Certificate

Vital records include Vermont births and deaths, marriages, divorces, and the establishment and dissolution of both civil unions and reciprocal beneficiary relationships.

Certified copies of vital records are available from the Department of Health or the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA).

Order a Certified Copy of a Vital Record

Which office you contact to order a vital record depends on how long ago the event took place:

Both VSARA and the Department of Health charge a fee per certified copy.

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Department of Health

Vital Records Office
Vermont Department of Health
P.O. Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402-0070

Phone: 802-863-7275, or 800-439-5008 (toll free in Vermont)

Email: vitalrecords@state.vt.us

Order Forms

Birth Certificate

Death Certificate

Marriage Certificate

Divorce Certificate

Civil Union Certificate

Dissolution Certificate

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