Connecticut Birth & Death Vital Records

Connecticut birth death recordsState Bird: American Robin
State Flower: Mountain laurel
State Name Language of Origin: Eastern Algonquian
State Name Meaning: At the long tidal River (referring to the Connecticut River)
Admission to Union: January 9, 1788
Source: Wikipedia

Connecticut vital records are available either from the state itself or from individual counties; birth certificates may be ordered from the town of birth or from the town where the mother lived at the time for $20, or from the state for $30. In either case, requests for Connecticut birth records must include a copy of a photo ID, such as a driver's license, or copies of two other forms of ID. Checks or money orders should be made payable to the town or city itself, while the state accepts money orders made out to the state treasurer. Connecticut death records work similarly, with $20 required in either case; for both births and deaths, records are available going back to 1897. Connecticut is one of the six states of New England, which for several decades was a Republican stronghold.

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Connecticut Vital Records Offices


Record Type: Birth Certificates
Department of Public Health
Vital Records Section MS# 11VRS
PO Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Phone: 860-509-7897
Fax: 860-509-7964
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4PM M-F
Note: Vital Records offices are located in each of the 169 towns in Connecticut. This office hold a registry-index. Certificate requests for events that occurred in Hartford must be directed to the City of Hartford Vital Records Registrar.
Record Access Requirements: Certified records 100 years or older are available to the public. If less than 100 years, requester must be registrant, family, attorney with authorization, or member of an incorporated genealogical society.
Search Note: The call center at this agency is open only from 12PM-4PM.

Records Available: Death Records
Department of Public Health
Vital Records Section MS# 11VRS
PO Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Phone: 860-509-7897
Fax: 860-509-7964
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4PM M-F
Note: Vital Records offices are located in each of the 169 towns in Connecticut. This office hold a registry-index. Certificate requests for events that occurred in Hartford must be directed to the City of Hartford Vital Records Registrar.
Record Access Requirements: Connecticut death certificates are available to the general public. Anyone over 18 years of age may request a copy of any Connecticut death certificate. The call center at this agency is open only from 12PM-4PM.

Records Available: State Archives
Connecticut State Library
History & Genealogy Unit
231 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: 860-757-6580
Fax: 860-757-6677
Website

Business Hours: 9AM-5PM M-F, 9-2PM SAT

Connecticut County Birth & Death Vital Records


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