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We are an authorized online vital records ordering service for Massachusetts Vital Records.

That means we can process your request fast, affordably, and securely. The only thing faster is doing it in person – but that’s not always possible or convenient, and that’s why we’re here.

Massachusetts Vital Records 150 Mount Vernon Street 1st Floor Dorchester, MA, 02125-3105
Phone 866-300-8535
Fax 866-550-2067
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About Vital Records from Massachusetts Vital Records

MASSACHUSETTS VITAL RECORDS
The Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records and Statistics (Massachusetts Vital Records) issues certified copies of Massachusetts birth certificates, Massachusetts death certificates, and Massachusetts marriage records for events which occurred within the state of Massachusetts. You may order copies of Massachusetts vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.


NOTICE

Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.

Available Massachusetts (MA) Vital Record Types

Certified Birth Certificate

A certified birth certificate that can typically be used for most legal purposes. Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred anywhere in the State of Massachusetts. Important: If you are requesting a birth certificate for someone who was born out of wedlock, you will need to request a Restricted Birth Certifcate.

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Non-Certified Heirloom Birth Certificate

The non-certified Heirloom Birth Certificate is attractively printed in blue and gold on 11" x 17" parchment, hand-signed, and suitable for framing. Available for events that occurred in the State of Massachusetts from 1921 to present. Processing time may require an additional 7-10 business days.

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Restricted Birth Certificate

A restricted birth certificate that can only be obtained by the people listed on the certificate. Restricted Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred anywhere in the State of Massachusetts.

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Restricted Non-certified Heirloom Birth Cert

The non-certified Heirloom Birth Certificate is attractively printed in blue and gold on 11" x 17" parchment, hand-signed, and suitable for framing. Available for events that occurred in the State of Massachusetts from 1921 to present. Processing time may require an additional 7-10 business days.

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Negative Statement of Birth

Negative Statements of Birth are proof that no birth had taken place during the specified time in Massachusetts. This is a search on a particular date, and all search information is required.

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Certified Death Certificate

A certified copy of a death certificate that can be used for most legal purposes. Available for events that occurred in the State of Massachusetts.

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Certified Marriage Certificate

A certified copy of the marriage certificate. This is not a copy of the marriage license. Marriage records are available for events that occurred within the State of Massachusetts from 1921 to present.

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Non-certified Heirloom Marriage Certificate

The non-certified Heirloom Marriage Certificate is attractively printed in blue and gold on 11" x 17" parchment, hand-signed, and suitable for framing. Available for events that occurred in the State of Massachusetts from 1921 to present. Processing time may require an additional 7-10 business days.

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Negative Statement of Marriage

Negative Statements of Marriage are proof that no marriage had taken place during the specified time in Massachusetts. This is a search on a requested 10 year span, and all search information is required.

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Restricted Marriage Certificate

A restricted copy of the marriage certificate. This is not a copy of the marriage license. Marriage records are available for events that occurred within the State of Massachusetts from 1921 to present.

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Restricted Non-certified Heirloom Marriage Cert

The non-certified copy Heirloom Marriage Certificate is attractively printed in blue and gold on 11" x 17" parchment, hand-signed, and suitable for framing. Available for events that occurred in the State of Massachusetts from 1921 to present. Processing time may require an additional 7-10 business days.

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Certified Birth Certificate-Priority Process

A certified birth certificate with priority process can typically be used for most legal purposes. This certificate when ordered receives priority process over the standard process time. Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred anywhere in the State of Massachusetts. Important: If you are requesting a birth certificate for someone who was born out of wedlock, you will need to request a Restricted Birth Certificate.

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Restricted Birth Certificate-Priority Process

A Restricted Birth certificate with priority process can typically be used for most legal purposes. This certificate when ordered receives priority process over the standard process time. Restricted Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred anywhere in the State of Massachusetts. Important: If you are requesting a birth certificate for someone who was born out of wedlock, you will need to request a Restricted Birth Certificate.

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Certified Death Certificate-Priority Process

A certified death certificate with priority process can typically be used for most legal purposes. This certificate when ordered receives priority process over the standard process time. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred anywhere in the State of Massachusetts.

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Certified Marriage Certificate-Priority Process

A certified marriage certificate with priority process can typically be used for most legal purposes. This certificate when ordered receives priority process over the standard process time. Marriage Certificates are available for events that occurred anywhere in the State of Massachusetts from 1921 to present. Important: If you are requesting a marriage certificate for someone who was born out of wedlock, you will need to request a Restricted Marriage Certificate.

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Restricted Marriage Certificate-Priority Process

A restricted marriage certificate with priority process can typically be used for most legal purposes. This certificate when ordered receives priority process over the standard process time. Restricted Marriage Certificates are available for events that occurred anywhere in the State of Massachusetts from 1921 to present. Important: If you are requesting a marriage certificate for someone who was born out of wedlock, you will need to request a Restricted Marriage Certificate.

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