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Birth Certificates

Birth Certificates are confidential in the State of Connecticut and access to certified copies is restricted to:

  • The individual (if over 18 years of age)
  • The Parent of
  • The Spouse of
  • The Child of
  • The Grandparent of
  • Title Searchers, and Attorneys with restrictions

You may request a certified copy in person at the Town Clerk's Office, or through the mail by filling out a Birth Request Form

Applications by mail must also include a photocopy of the applicant's driver's license. If your name is different on your driver's license (e.g. married name), then you must provide us with a certified copy of your marriage license or your own birth certificate. Additional documentation may be required.

The fee is $20.00 per certified copy made payable to the Town Clerk.

Requests by mail can be sent to: Town Clerk / Registrar of Vital Statistics, P.O. Box 447, New Canaan, CT 06840.