Office of Vital Records Coronavirus Operating Procedure:
Effective, Monday, July 1, 2020 the office will reopen for the public, by appointment. The limited schedule hours are as follows:
Vital Records Appointment Procedure:
The City of Bridgeport Vital Records will be opened on an appointment only, no exceptions. Call 203-576-7476, 7445, or 8208 to schedule an appointment.
Vital Records Visiting Procedure:
All persons visiting City Hall Annex (Vital Records) shall adhere to the following:
NOTE: Any person who is sick with COVID-19 symptoms, that has been exposed to COVID-19, is currently in isolation or quarantine for COVID-19 and/or has a family member that is currently sick are asked not to visit the City of Bridgeport City Hall Annex (Vital Records).
To receive, certify, file, maintain, protect and preserve the City's Vital Records as dictated by law and to provide excellent customer service to the public in an efficient, professional and courteous manner and 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.
You can obtain a certified copy of a vital record in three (3) ways:
The office is closed on the following legal holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King's Birthday, President's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Day. If the holiday falls on Saturday, it is observed on Friday before; if it falls on Sunday, it is observed on Monday after.
Listing files in 'Vital Records'
Acceptable ID's for Birth Certificates.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 1:29 PM
Birth Certificate.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 1:27 PM
Death Certificate.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 1:28 PM
Justice of the Peace List.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 1:27 PM
Marriage Booklet - English.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 1:28 PM
Marriage Booklet - Spanish.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 1:28 PM
Marriage Certificate.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 1:28 PM
Municipal ID Application.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 1:27 PM
Municipal ID Program Flyer.pdf - uploaded on 9/24/2019 1:27 PM
*Times are adjusted to the local time of the organization (GMT -5)
Patricia P. Ulatowski
999 Broad Street, 1st Floor Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: (203) 576-7476
Fax: (203) 332-5633
Monday 8 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Please note: Marriage license applications not accepted after 6:00 p.m. on Monday and 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.