Google states we can apply mass assistance here but that is incorrect. The person who used to help people here is no longer located at this building.
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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 New Bedford Health Department 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.
Each vital records office has its own fees, wait times, and processing times. Before visiting New Bedford Health Department, be sure to complete the correct application form and bring a government-issued photo ID and proof of residency. To avoid standing in line for hours, try to arrive early, as soon as they open.
Processing times vary by location, and you may get your records directly or they may be mailed to the address listed on your application. this website contains information on state processing times, so you can find out when to expect your records.