Please click on the appropriate topic below to view more information on how to request a record.
State Vital Records Office Mailing Address:
CT Department of Public Health
State Vital Records Office
410 Capitol Ave. MS#11VRS
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
State Vital Records Customer Service:
Customer Service Window Hours of Operation:
410 Capitol Ave, 8:15AM to 3:45PM Monday - Friday
Telephone Customer Service - for birth, death and marriage certificates
Phone: (860) 509-7700 between the hours of 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm
Telephone Customer Service - for Paternity related questions
Phone: (860) 509-7958 between the hours of 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm
Fax: (860) 509-7964
The City of Hartford Vital Records Office and the State Vital Records Office are both located in the city of Hartford. If you intend to send a request to the City of Hartford for a vital event that took place in Hartford, you must send it to:
550 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Do NOT send it to the address for the State Vital Records Office (also located in Hartford) unless you intend to purchase a state certified copy of your vital record.
Certificate of Fetal Death
How Do I Request A Correction or an Amendment To A Vital Record?
To apply for an amendment or correction to a vital record:
- You must be a party that is deemed entitled to make such a request;
- You must provide a notarized affidavit affirming that the existing vital record is incorrect or incomplete, and that the newly provided information is accurate.
- You must submit documentation to the Vital Records office in the town where the vital event occurred proving that the information to be entered onto the record is accurate.
Please contact the Vital Records office in the town where the vital event occurred for further information to determine who is entitled to make the requested change and what type of documentation will need to be presented to the town to support the requested amendment or correction. See the Town Vital Records Directory
for contact information.
There is no processing fee for amendments or corrections.