Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates

Vital Records

Municipal clerks file vital records for events that occur within the State of Maine and their town/city or events that occur to residents of their community within Maine.

Birth Certificates

Certified Birth Record Request (PDF)
If a child is born in Maine, a copy of the birth certificate is filed in the town / city where the birth occurred and the town / city where the mother resides.

Death Certificates

Certified Death Record Request (PDF)
A death certificate is filed in the town / city where the death occurred, and the municipality where the deceased resided.

Marriage Certificate

Certified Marriage Record Request (PDF)
After the wedding, a marriage license is filed where the bride and groom applied for the license.

Obtaining Records

To obtain a birth, death, or marriage certificate, please complete the appropriate Records Request form above, and return it to the city clerk:
City of Belfast
131 Church Street
Belfast, ME 04915