Holiday Hours - Office Closed

  • Thursday November 24th
  • Monday December 26th
  • Wednesday Dec. 7th 12 – 5 pm
  • Monday January 2, 2023

Office Hours - Open to the Public
Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Bureau of Vital Statistics, City of New Haven, issues birth, death, and marriage certificates as well as the Elm City Resident ID card.

This office issues certificates that have occurred in the city of New Haven.

To receive any certificate from the office of Vital Statistics, an individual must have proper identification. Acceptable forms of identification (ID) include:

  • Current State ID issued by DMV;
  • Current motor vehicle ID issued by the State DMV (with the correct address);
  • A valid passport. (copy of page with photo and expiration date listed)
  • Current Military ID

If you do not have any of this information, you will need any two of the following documents:

  • Social Security Card
  • Current utility bill showing name and address
  • Voter’s Registration Card
  • Car Registration showing your name and address


Purchases can be made with cash, credit/debit card, or money order payable to: Vital Statistics. 

Vital Records

Vital Records can be ordered from State Vital Records Office.