Vital Records

Vital events include birth, marriage, divorce and death, and the Town Clerk is responsible for recording any of these events that occur within the Town.

Birth Certificates

If you were born in the State of New Hampshire you may acquire a certified copy of your birth certificate at the Town Clerk’s Office. You must appear in person or send a written request to the Town Clerk’s Office along with a $15.00 for the first certified copy and $10.00 for each additional copy requested at the same time. The following information is needed when requesting a certified copy of a birth certificate through the mail:

  • Child’s name at birth
  • Date of Birth
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s maiden name
  • Your relationship to the child
  • A copy of your drivers license

For this type of transaction you need to arrive one half hour before closing.

Marriage Licenses and Certificates

A couple that intends on getting married in the State of New Hampshire may apply for their marriage license with any town clerk‘s office in the state. The couple must  provide identification (A state driver’s license is adequate in most cases). If either party has been previously married, that person must provide certified raised seal copy of a divorce/annulment/dissolution decree or a death certificate of a deceased spouse. The license is valid for 90 days. The following fees apply to a marriage event: $50.00 for a marriage license and $15.00 for the first certified copy and $10.00 for each additional copy requested at the same time. The following information is needed when requesting a certified copy of a marriage certificate through the mail:

  • Name
  • Date of Marriage
  • Your relationship
  • A copy of your drivers license

For this type of transaction you need to arrive one half hour before closing.

Death Certificates

You may acquire a death certificate if you are an immediate family member. You must appear in person or send a written request to the Town Clerk’s Office along with a $15.00 for the first certified copy and $10.00 for each additional copy requested at the same time. The following information is needed when requesting a certified copy of a death certificate through the mail:

  • Deceased name
  • Date of Death
  • Your relationship to the deceased
  • A copy of your drivers license

For this type of transaction you need to arrive one half hour before closing.


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