How to Obtain Maine Vital Records

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How to Obtain Maine Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

This page provides information on obtaining copies of Maine birth certificates, Maine marriage licenses, Maine divorce decrees and Maine death records. There are also useful links to past Maine Vital Records for those of you conducting family history research. General information about US vital records can be viewed on the Vital Records Index Page

Maine birth, marriage and death certificates may be obtained from the following government office:

Office of Vital Records
Maine Department of Human Services
244 Water Street
#11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011

Maine birth, marriage and death certificate order forms as well as more information are available on the following pages:

The Maine Department of Human Services may be contacted by phone on (207)287-3181, or toll-free at 1-888-664-9491 or online at http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/

Remarks: State office has records since 1923

More Maine Vital Records Resources

Birth, Marriage and Death Historical Record Collections at FamilySearch.org
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Vitalcheck Express Certificate Service
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Vital Records Search at Ancestry.com
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