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Clerk/Vital Records

How may I obtain a copy of a vital record a: birth, death, marriage certificate?  

Certified copies of birth, death and marriage records may be obtained from the Office of the Town Clerk in person, during regular business hours or by mail. The fee for a certified copy of a vital record is $10.00 if the request is made in person, $12.00 if made by mail.

To obtain a copy by mail, include the name and date of (marriage, death, birth). Please make a check payable to the Town of Arlington ($12.00).  Mail your request to:
Town Clerk's Office
730 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA  02476. 
We will try and mail out your certificate the same day we receive your request.

If you have additional questions, you can contact the Town Clerk's Office by phone at 781-316-3070 or by email.

You can reach the state office of Vital Records in Dorchester at 617-740-2600 to find out where a record is located if Arlington does not have it. Web sources:

        To obtain copies of records (state link)

The Town Clerk's Office also has cemetery deeds for Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. If you looking for additional information about Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, such as rates, rules, and regulations.



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