Vital Statistics Division

About Us

Office Hours Open to the Public

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 The Bureau of Vital Statistics, City of New Haven, issues birth, death, and marriage certificates as well as the Elm City Resident ID card.

This office issues certificates that have occurred in the city of New Haven.

To receive any certificate from the office of Vital Statistics, an individual must have proper identification. Acceptable forms of identification (ID) include:

  • Current State ID issued by DMV;
  •  Current motor vehicle ID issued by the State DMV (with the correct address);
  • A valid passport. (copy of page with photo and expiration date listed)
  • Current Military ID

Alternative ID
If you do not have any of this information, you will need any two of the following documents:

 You need 2 of the following;

  • Social Security Card
  • Medical Insurance Card
  • Current utility bill showing name and address
  • Voter’s Registration Card
  • Car Registration showing your name and address

All fees for documents are payable by cash in the office or money order in the mail.  Money orders should be made payable to Vital Statistics.

Contact Us

Director of Vital Statistics
Patricia Clark

Phone: (203) 946-7931
Fax: (203) 946-7717

165 Church St
New Haven, CT 06510

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.