Fax requests are processed for an additional fee through an independent company that we have partnered with—Vitalchek. Vitalchek can be reached by fax at 1-866-550-2067.

Certified copies of records may be ordered by FAX using a major credit card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover).

Note that ONLY CERTIFIED COPIES of records are issued by the Registry of Vital Records and Statistics, regardless of intended use. Place your order by faxing the Fax Order Form to 1-866-550-2067. The cost for the first certified copy is $50.00, and each additional copy of the same record is $42.00. Orders will be processed within seven to ten business days of receipt. The Registry now offers next day service, which prioritizes your order for next business day delivery for an additional charge pdf format of Service Fees 2017
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Please review the Registry's Access Policy if you are requesting a birth or marriage record in which the subject of the record was born to a single parent or parents who were not married at the time of birth. FAX orders must include the subject's name, date of event and place of event. Research is not available via FAX order.


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