The Office of Vital Records has two important objectives that it aims to achieve. Firstly, it is responsible for receiving, certifying, filing, maintaining, protecting, and preserving vital records such as births, deaths, and marriages, as well as other crucial documents required by law. To fulfill this responsibility, the office ensures that these records are accurate, up-to-date, and easily accessible to the public as needed. Secondly, the office is committed to providing excellent customer service to the public, which involves being knowledgeable, helpful, and responsive to the needs of customers, whether in person or over the phone. The office strives to be recognized as an exceptional department with highly skilled employees, in addition to fulfilling their primary responsibilities.
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, visit the Justices of the Peace page.
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:
Forms and more Information:
Adult Adoptive Birth Certificate
Birth Certificate Application
Death Certificate Application
Marriage Certificate Application
Municipal ID Application
Patricia P. Ulatowski
Assistant Registrar/Record Manager
999 Broad Street, 1st Floor Bridgeport, CT 06604
Monday - Friday
9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.