Maine Vital Records

Maine State Vital Records Office

Office of Vital Statistics
Department of Human Services
State House Station 11
Augusta, ME 04333-0011

Make check or money order to Treasurer, State of Maine. The fee includes a record search of files for a time period of 2 years before and 2 years after the stated date of the event and one certified copy of the record if located. This fee is for each search conducted regardless of whether or not the record is located.

Record Type Cost Dates Comments
Birth/Death/Marriage $10.00 Since 1892
Birth/Death/Marriage $10.00 Before 1892 Kept by town clerks or selectman in the town in which the event occurred.
Divorce $10.00 Since 1892 If the records are not available at the State office, they should be available from the Clerk of the District Court in the judicial division where the divorce was granted.
Divorce $10.00 Before 1892 Divorce proceedings prior to 1892 can be found in the court records at the Maine State Archives (207)287-5795. The Archives also has an index to divorce cases between 1892 and 1969.

Maine Counties:
Lincoln, Androscoggin, Aroostook, Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Sagadahoc, Somerset, Waldo, Washington, York

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