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Vital records office offerings may be limited by date and type of certificate. If you need a copy of a birth certificate, death certificate, marriage certificate, or divorce certificate, contact Boston Public Health Commission before you apply to make sure they can assist you. If they cannot provide the documents that you require, you will need to use our directory to choose a different vital records office in your state.
Fees and processing times are different at each vital records office. However, you can cut down on your wait time at Boston Public Health Commission by arriving early in the morning and filling out the required forms before you get there. Remember to bring your driverРІР‚™s license and proof of your address, in addition to the completed local application form.
Each state has its own vital record issuance policies. So you may receive your certificate copies by mail or in-person at your appointment. To determine your expected wait time, check this website.