Town Clerk

Town Requests and Information

Vital Records

Certified copies of the following vital records are available from the Town Clerk's Office for a fee of $15. Requests for copies may be made in person at the office, through the mail (click on the record type listed below for a mail in application) or Online

Births - persons whose parents lived in Burlington at the time of their birth

or whose birth occurred in Burlington;
Deaths- persons who died in Burlington or who died in Massachusetts
and listed Burlington as their place of residence;
Marriages - persons who filed their Intentions of Marriage in Burlington.

 
You can request and pay for most Burlington Vital Records Online.
The Online Vitals Request system is available thru MCC eBill and allows you to make requests and pay for them using a credit card or electronic check.
This system does require one time setup and Log-in that you create.

Click here for First Time Users

**NOTE**

1) Online Requests are:
$15 per record for regular processing 

Also, there is a non-reimbursable convenience fee per record of up to $3 on Credit Cards and 35 cents for E Check payments

2) Some records are restricted (impounded), i.e. parents were not married at the time of the birth or the father is not named on the record. Only those listed on restricted records are entitled to obtain a certified copy and identification is required. Please call the office at 781-270-1660 prior to ordering such records online. You will be asked to fax a copy of a valid photo ID along with your signature.

3) If we do not have the requested document in our records the processing fee will be reimbursed by the Town via a check. This will take up to 4 weeks.

If you are not CERTAIN that we have the record you are requesting, call us at 781-270-1660 to confirm before you submit your request.

 

Click here if you are a returning Customer of Burlington Online Payment System
(if you pay your Tax bill Online you and use the same Log-in)

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