Suffolk County Vital Records (Massachusetts)

Search Suffolk County, MA vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Suffolk County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Suffolk County, MA. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Suffolk County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Suffolk County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Suffolk County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Boston City Clerk Boston MA 1 City Hall Square 02201 617-635-4600

Chelsea Clerk Chelsea MA 500 Broadway 02150 617-466-4054

Massachusetts Clerk Boston MA 1 Pemberton Square 02108 617-557-1020

Revere Clerk Revere MA 281 Broadway 02151 781-286-8162

Suffolk County Clerk Boston MA 3 Pemberton Square 02108 617-788-8175


Suffolk County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Suffolk County, MA. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Suffolk County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Suffolk County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Boston Health Department Boston MA 305 South Street 02130 617-983-6200

Boston Public Health Commission Boston MA 1010 Massachusetts Avenue 02118 617-534-5394

Chelsea City Health Department Chelsea MA 500 Broadway 02150 617-889-8263

City Of Chelsea Health Department Chelsea MA 500 Broadway 02150 617-466-4090

Massachusetts Department Of Public Health Boston MA 250 Washington Street 02108 617-624-6000

Massachusetts Health Department Boston MA 20 Vining Street 02115 617-626-9200

Revere Board Of Health Revere MA 249 Broadway 02151 781-286-8176

Winthrop Health Department Winthrop Town MA 1 Metcalf Square 02152 617-846-1740


Suffolk County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Suffolk County, MA. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses, which are public Suffolk County vital records. Suffolk County Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Boston Marriage License Boston MA Boston City Clerk, 1 City Hall Square, Rm. 213 02108 617-635-4179

Winthrop Marriage License Winthrop Town MA Winthrop Town Clerk, 1 Metcalf Square, Room 8 02152 617-846-1742


Suffolk County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Suffolk County, MA. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Suffolk County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Bristol County Medical Examiner & Coroner Boston MA 720 Albany Street 02118 617-267-6767

Dukes County Medical Examiner & Coroner Boston MA 720 Albany Street 02118 617-267-6767

Essex County Medical Examiner & Coroner Boston MA 720 Albany Street 02118 617-267-6767

Hampden County Medical Examiner & Coroner Boston MA 720 Albany Street 02118 617-267-6767

Hampshire County Medical Examiner & Coroner Boston MA 720 Albany Street 02118 617-267-6767

Nantucket County Medical Examiner & Coroner Boston MA 720 Albany Street 02118 617-267-6767

Norfolk County Medical Examiner & Coroner Boston MA 720 Albany Street 02118 617-267-6767

Plymouth County Medical Examiner & Coroner Boston MA 720 Albany Street 02118 617-267-6767

Suffolk County Medical Examiner & Coroner Boston MA 720 Albany Street 02118 617-267-6767

Worcester County Medical Examiner & Coroner Boston MA 720 Albany Street 02118 617-267-6767


Suffolk County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Suffolk County, MA. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Suffolk County vital records. You can find Suffolk County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Boston City Hall Boston MA 1 City Hall Square 02201 617-635-4000

Boston Globe City Hall Boston MA 1 City Hall Square 02108 617-936-3554

Chelsea City Hall Chelsea MA 500 Broadway 02150 617-466-4000

Revere City Hall Revere MA 281 Broadway 02151 781-286-8100

Roxbury City Hall Roxbury Crossing MA 1483 Tremont St 02120 617-635-4920

Winthrop Town Hall Winthrop Town MA 1 Metcalf Sq 02152 617-846-4344