Office of the Town Clerk

Vital Records

Birth Certificates

Certified copies of birth certificates can be obtained from the Town Clerk's Office. The birth had to have occurred in Topsfield and/or the parents had to have lived in the town at the time of the birth. The fee for a birth certificate is $5.00 per certified copy. Please include with your request the full birth name and the date of birth. A certified copy of the birth certificate can be obtained by online payment, in person during business or by mail. Check or money order should be made payable to the Town of Topsfield.

Death Certificates

Certified copies of death certificates can be obtained from the Town Clerk's Office. The personís death had have to occurred in Topsfield and/or s/he had to have lived here at the time of death. The fee for a death certificate is $10.00 per certified copy. The fee for a Burial Permit is $20.00.  Please include with your request the decedentís full name and date of death. A certified copy of the death certificate can be obtained by online payment, in person during business hours or by mail. Check or money order should be made payable to the Town of Topsfield.

Marriage Certificates

Certified copies of marriage certificates can also be obtained from the Town Clerk's The record of the marriage will be only here if the bride and groom filed the marriage intention (application) in the Town of Topsfield. The fee for a marriage certificate is $10 per certified copy. Please include with your request the brideís maiden name and the groomís surname as well as the date of the marriage. A certified copy of the marriage certificate can be obtained by online payment, in person during business hours or by mail. Check or money order should be made payable to the Town of Topsfield.

 

If you are not sure where the record you seek is filed locally, you may contact the Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records and Statistics - Department of Public Health 150 Mt. Vernon St. Boston, MA 02125-3105 (617) 740-2600.

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