Certified Copies of Vital Records

Phone 203.315.0678
Location 1019 Main Street, Branford CT 06405
E-Mail townclerk@branford-ct.gov
Hours of Operation 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Department Head Lisa Arpin

Copies of Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Union Certificates

Births, deaths, marriages and civil unions that have occurred in Branford are filed in the Town Clerk's office, Vital Statistics Division.

You can order a certified copy of a birth, death, marriage for a fee:


     Birth Certificates - Short Form $15.  Long Form $20

     Death Certificates - $20

     Marriage  Certificates - $20
     Civil Unions - $20



Photo I.D.
You must attach a photocopy of a government-issued picture I.D. to your order to receive any certificate copy whether you order in person or by mail.


Payment Options
If you order in person or by mail, you can pay by cash or check. Checks are to be made payable to BRANFORD TOWN CLERK. Mail orders must be accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope (#10 size).


Birth Certificates
Birth Certificates may be issued on one of the following conditions:

     By order of a court of competent jurisdiction.

     Upon written request of the person whose birth is recorded, if of age.

     Upon request of a state department or the Federal government, when approved by the state department of health.

     Upon written request of a parent or other lawful representative of such person (with proper identification).


     Children, if of legal age.

     Grandparents of minors.

Birth Certificates
For new born apply in city of occurrence if parents did not live in Branford.


Death Certificates
For persons who died in Branford or living in Branford at the time death.

Filed by funeral homes for persons who have died in Branford.

Death Certificates

Certified copies are available after certificates are filed.


Marriage Certificates
Persons who were married in Branford or living in Branford at the time of marriage can get certified copies.

 Marriage  Certificates

Certified copies are available after certificates are filed.


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