Vital Records (Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates)

The Town Clerk can provide certified copies of all birth and death records that are on file with the Town.  The Massachusetts State Registry of Vital Statistics has records for all Towns/Cities in Massachusetts.  

The Town of Halifax will only have the following Vital Statistic Records on file:

Birth records:  Anyone born in Halifax or whose parents were living in Halifax at the time of the birth.

Death records:  Any death within the Town of Halifax or if the deceased was a resident of the Town of Halifax at the time of death.

Marriage records:  Your marriage license can be obtained from the Town Clerks Office in the town in which you filed your marriage intentions/license.

Certified copies of birth, death and marriage certificates cost $5.00 for each copy.

You can request certified copies of these records in person, by mail or online. Please be ready to provide the name of the person, the type of record you are requesting, the event date (or approximate date) and where the event occurred.