The mission of the Office of Vital Records is to receive, certify, file, maintain, protect, and preserve the City's Vital Records as dictated by law as well as to provide excellent customer service to the public in an efficient, professional, and courteous manner. Additionally, we aim to be considered by others, both in and outside the working environment, as an excellent department staffed by highly competent employees.
Effective 10/1/2009: You must apply for a marriage license in the city or town you plan to be married in. To find a justice of the peace in Bridgeport, click here.
NOTE: The Office stops processing marriage license applications at 4:00 pm.
There are three ways to obtain a certified copy of a vital records:
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Listing files in 'Vital Records'
Acceptable ID's for Birth Certificates.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 2:29 PM
Birth Certificate.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 2:27 PM
Death Certificate.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 2:28 PM
Marriage Certificate.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 2:28 PM
Municipal ID Application.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 2:27 PM
*Times are adjusted to the local time of the organization (GMT -5)
Patricia P. Ulatowski
Assistant Registrar/Record Manager
999 Broad Street, 1st Floor Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: (203) 576-7476
Fax: (203) 332-5633
9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.