Birth Certificates

Birth records are available at the town/city hall where the child was born, at the town/city hall where the mother was living at the time of the birth, and in Augusta at the Bureau of Vital Statistics.

Birth certificates that are older than 75 years from today are considered open records.

 

Death Certificates

Death records are available at the town/city hall in the municipality where the person passed away, at the town/city hall of the place of residence of the deceased, and in Augusta at the Bureau of Vital Statistics.

Death certificates that are older than 25 years from today are considered open records.

 

Marriage Certificates

Marriage records are available at the town/city hall in the municipality where the couple applied for the license, and in Augusta at the Bureau of Vital Statistics.

Marriage licenses that are older than 50 years from today are considered open records.

 

Divorce Decrees

Divorce records are not filed at the municipal level.  Certified copies of divorces must be obtained from the court where the divorce took place.