Connecticut Public Records: How to Order Public Records in CT

The State Office of Vital Records keeps track of all vital records within each of the one hundred and sixty-nine towns in the state of Connecticut. Vital records may include, but are not limited to, birth records, marriage, civil union and death records.

You may also download the forms you will need to print your requests from: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3132&q=388134

According to the main website of the state of Connecticut, there is currently a long wait time of approximately six months for when requesting any kind of public records. If you need a quick response, your best bet is to try and request information directly from the town where the event took place. You will be able to find a list here: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3132&q=388128

public records are available:
By mail – As mailing is the best option at this time, you may mail in your requests by sending all pertinent information to: 
CT Department of Public Health
State Office of Vital Records
410 Capitol Ave.  MS#11VRS
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT  06134-0308

In Person – Assistance is available when needed:
Public Customer Service
410 Capitol Ave
8:00AM to 3:45PM   Monday – Friday

If you need assistance with the driving instructions, you will find text and graphic maps here: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3115&q=387256&dphNav_GID=1601

Electronically – You may request your public records by visiting the below web page: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3132&q=388134
Carefully follow the instructions which are presented as they are vital in order to successfully request your records. Keep in mind if you are requesting public records which are less than a century old, you will need special permission and authored proof of identity.

Questions – Phone: 860-509-7700 / Fax: 860-509-7964

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