Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), the offices of Vital Records is closed to the public until further notice. For Funeral Directors in need of certificates, please use this informational packet and find the procedures for services. For Birth Certificates please mail in a written request or go to vitalchek.com. For more information, please contact the State Vital Records Office here.
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.