Vital Records (Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates)
Certified copies of vital records are available from the Town Clerk's Office for a fee of $15 each.
You can request and pay for most Burlington vital records online.
The Online Vitals Request system is available through InVoiceCloud eBill and allows you to make requests and pay for them using a credit card or electronic check.
Online Requests are $15 per record for regular processing. Also, there is a non-reimbursable convenience fee per record on Credit Cards. The minimum is $1.92 or 2.95% will be applied to all charges and 40 cents for E Check payments.
Applications - ordering by mail
Births (PDF) - persons whose parents lived in Burlington at the time of their birth or whose birth occurred in Burlington
Deaths (PDF) - persons who died in Burlington or who died in Massachusetts and listed Burlington as their place of residence
Marriages (PDF) - persons who filed their Intentions of Marriage in Burlington
Requests for copies may be made in person at the office, through the mail or online
In-Person / Mail-In
Please submit finished applications to our office at: 29 Center Street Burlington, MA 01803
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.