The office of Vital Records issues official copies of Birth Certificates for all persons born in Bridgeport, CT.
- The fee for each copy of a certified birth certificate is $20
- The fee for a smaller, pocker-size copy (not a legal document) is $15.
All records released from this office are certified. Telephone or email verification of any information concerning the birth or birth record of a person is prohibited by law.
To expedite the process, you can print the form and fill out in advance of coming to the office:
Please consult our list of acceptable forms of identification for obtaining a birth certificate.
Alternately, you may choose to apply online for the records with Vital Check Birth Certificate
- Because the City of Bridgeport does not accept credit cards or online orders, we have partnered with an independent company to provide this service. You may choose to use the VitalChek Express Service, (www.vitalchek.com) to complete the entire process online. Note: An additional fee is charged for using this service. All major credit cards are accepted through the online portal, including American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
Information for obtaining a birth certificate from Puerto Rico.
Patricia P. Ulatowski
Assistant Registrar/Record Manager
999 Broad Street, 1st Floor Bridgeport, CT 06604
Monday - Friday
9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.