Massachusetts birthing hospitals use the Vitals Information Partnership (VIP) system to prepare the Standard Certificate of Live Birth.
If you need help with preparing a birth record at the hospital or have a legal, parent or hospital issue on a birth record, please call (617) 740-2600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Registering home births
Parents should work with their community’s City/Town Clerk to complete a birth certificate for a child born at home.
The Parent and Midwife Worksheets in the Registration of Home Birth packet (October, 2021) includes statistical fields to meet state and federal reporting and surveillance purposes.
For questions about home birth registration and requirements or statistical fields in the Registration of Home Births packet, please call (617) 740-2600 or email email@example.com
Report of fetal death
The Report of Fetal Death (Form R304-102014) meets Massachusetts reporting requirements listed in MGL, Chapter 111, Section 202.
Form R304-10-2014 Fillable Form is the most current form available. Please see below for more information.
Death and marriage certificates
Information on ordering vital records
For information on ordering birth, marriage, or death records, email firstname.lastname@example.org