Birth, Death and Marriage Records

 

Certified copies of Birth, Death and Marriage records may be obtained in person during regular business hours or by mail.

 

The fee is $10.00 per certified copy. Payment may be made in cash or by check/money order, payable to the Town of Ipswich.

 

Birth Certificates:

 

Vital Records - Birth Certificate Request Form

 

Certified copies of birth certificates may be obtained from the Town Clerk’s Office. Birth certificates are on file for those whose parents were residents of Ipswich at the time of the child’s birth or for those who were actually born in the Town of Ipswich. When requesting a birth certificate, please include the name at birth and the date of birth.

 

Death Certificates:

 

Vital Records - Death Certificate Request Form

 

Certified copies of death certificates may be obtained from the Town Clerk’s Office. Death certificates are on file for those decedents who were pronounced in the Town of Ipswich or whose residence at the time of death was in Ipswich. There will be no record of death filed with the Town of Ipswich if the decedent died outside the State. When requesting a death certificate, please include the name and date of death.

 

Marriage Certificates:

 

Vital Records - Marriage Certificate Request Form

 

Certified copies of marriage certificates may be obtained from the Town Clerk’s Office. The marriage will be recorded in the Town of Ipswich only if the parties filed for the marriage intention (license) in the Town of Ipswich.

 

Please note that, if the marriage occurred in Ipswich, but the intention (license) was filed in another town, the certificate would be on file in that town and not in the Town of Ipswich.