The Registry collects, processes, corrects and issues copies of vital records (birth, death and marriage) that occurred in Massachusetts from 1926 to the present. Records for events that occurred from 1841-1925 are available at the State Archives (617) 727-2816. Earlier records may be available at the City or Town of Occurrence. There are several functions that the Registry performs. Select your area of interest:


For the Public


For Data Partners (Members of the medical community, funeral homes, and municipal clerks)


For Researchers

The Registry of Vital Records and Statistics is part of the Office of Data Management and Outcomes Assessment .


This information is provided by the Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records and Statistics within the Department of Public Health.