Order Vital Records by Mail

To order a copy of a vital record online, click here.

To order a copy of a vital record over mail follow the appropriate instructions below.

For a birth record write a letter stating the following:

  • registrant's name at birth
  • date of birth
  • mother's maiden name
  • father's name
  • city of birth
  • the reason you want the certificate
  • your relationship to the registrant
  • AND including:
    • photocopy of your driver's license or photo ID
    • your signature
    • your check (first copy $15.00, $10.00 each additional copy) payable to "City of Rochester"

and mail to City Clerk's Office, 31 Wakefield St., Rochester, NH 03867

For a marriage record:

  • groom's / spouse A's name at the time of the marriage
  • bride's / spouse B's name at the time of the marriage
  • date of marriage
  • city in which you applied for the marriage license
  • the reason you want the certificate
  • your relationship to the person named in the record
  • AND including:
    • photocopy of your driver's license or photo ID
    • your signature
    • your check (first copy $15.00, $10.00 each additional copy) payable to "City of Rochester"

and mail to City Clerk's Office, 31 Wakefield St. Rochester, NH 03867

For a death record:

  • name on death certificate
  • date of death
  • city of death
  • the reason you want the certificate
  • your relationship to the person named in the record
  • AND including:
    • photocopy of your driver's license or photo ID
    • your signature
    • your check (first copy $15.00, $10.00 each additional copy) payable to "City of Rochester"

and mail to City Clerk's Office, 31 Wakefield St. Rochester, NH 03867