Vital Records

How do I obtain copies of birth, death or marriage records?


  • Call us with your request via telephone and we will try our best to have the certified copies available for pickup the same day.
  • Come into our office in person with your request. We will try our best to have the certified copies available for pickup the same day.
  • Mail us your request; include the Certified Copies Request Form, processing fee, proof of lineage and copy of Photo ID.
Certified Copies Request Forms for births, deaths and marriages can be printed online or completed in our office.

Fees


The fee for all certified copies is $15 for the first copy and $6 for each additional copy of the same record, purchased at the same time. Checks are to be made out to The Town of Kennebunk.

State Law Requirements


Anyone requesting a vital record must show “direct and legitimate interest in the matter recorded." This can be done through showing a photo ID, proof of lineage, and completing an application for all certified copies of vital records which are less than 100 years old. If you have any questions, please call during regular business hours or send us an email.