In order to support COVID-19 safety measures for visitors and staff, the Office of Vital Records is open by appointment only. Please call 203-576-7476 or 7445 to schedule a time for service. If you do not receive an answer the first time you call, please try again. Funeral directors are not required to make an appointment. We appreciate your patience and understanding.
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).
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.
There are three ways to obtain a certified copy of a vital records:
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 - Friday 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.