Vital Records

As the Town Registrar of Vital Records and Statistics, the Town Clerk's Office:

  • Maintains records of all births, deaths, and marriages that occur in Lexington
  • Issues certified copies of birth, death, and marriage records
  • Administers adoption and record-change depositions


The fee for obtaining a certified copy of a vital record is $15. Acceptable forms of payment are cash or personal checks.

Ordering a Certified Copy of a Vital Record

You must have the following information in order to get a vital record:

  • Date of Occurrence
  • Name(s) on Record
  • Number of Copies

Online Ordering & Payment

Ordering & Payment by Mail

Send a request with the required information, a check or money order, and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Town of Lexington
Town Clerk's Office
1625 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420

Ordering by Email

Send an email request with the required information and the date when the record will be picked up and paid for.