You may purchase a certified copy of a birth record either in person or through the mail. The event had to have occurred in Portland.
To order a certified copy of this record through the mail please click here to print a request form or write us a letter including the following information:
Full name on the record
Date of birth
Please include parents' names (with mother’s maiden name)
If your name is not on the record, please call the City Clerk's office for guidance.* (*Documents are required to prove direct, legitimate interest)
Photocopy of proof of identity
Your name, mailing address and telephone number
Number of copies ordering
Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope.
It is $15 for the first certified copy and $6 for each additional certified copy of the same record, ordered at the same time. Make checks payable to the City of Portland. Please do not send cash in the mail.
City Clerk's Office- Rm. 203
389 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101