Data, Research, and Vital Statistics

Vital Records office hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

How to Order Maine Vital Records

Welcome to the Maine Vital Records Office. Maine officially started keeping records on January 1, 1892.
There are three ways to order a record from Vital Records.

  1. Walk-in request with payment by cash or check. Vital Records is located at 220 Capitol Street in Augusta, Maine.
  2. Written request through the mail with payment by check or money order. Please enclose a copy of your photo ID and a long, self-addressed, STAMPED envelope with your request.
  3. Maine Vital Records does not accept credit cards or online orders; however, for your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached either through its website, www.vitalchek.com, or by phone at 1-877-523-2659. An additional fee to expedite your order is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa.

To contact Vital Records, please call (207) 287-3771, or toll-free at 1-888-664-9491 (option 1).

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