How do I get a copy of a birth certificate in Maine?

How do I get a copy of a birth certificate in Maine?

Visit VitalChek online, or by contact them by phone at 1-877-523-2659. An additional fee to expedite the order may be charged by VitalChek for using this service. Individuals have the option to send the copy of the vital record by mail or by UPS.

How do I renew a lost birth certificate?


  1. Log into the parents e-citizen portal;
  2. Select civil registration department;
  3. Select birth certificate then select apply for replacement;
  4. Fill in the required details and upload all the necessary documents;
  5. Pay the required fee; and.
  6. You will be notified once the birth certificate is ready.

How much does a birth certificate cost in Maine?

To request a Maine birth certificate, you are required to pay the state fees. The cost to process a certified copy of a birth certificate in Maine is: $15, $6 for additional copies of the same record.

Are replacement birth certificates valid?

Will my new copy look the same as my original? Dependent on when the certificate was issued, and where it was produced, your new copy may not look the same as your original. Some areas produce certificates in landscape format, some in portrait. However, each version is valid and can be used as official ID purposes.

How do I get my birth certificate from Portland Maine?

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.

How do I get a birth certificate in Bangor Maine?

The Bangor City Clerk’s Office maintains and issues birth certificates for individuals born in Bangor. If you are not certain of the Place of Birth, you may call the Office of Vital Statistics for the State of Maine in Augusta at 888-664-9491. Birth records are available from the late 1700s to the present.

How do I get a birth certificate without birth notification?

How do I get my birth certificate without birth notification? If you do not have a birth notification, there is no need to panic. You should visit the local sub-chief’s office where you will be given the necessary documentation.

Can I use a short birth certificate for a passport?

Unless stated otherwise, original documents must be supplied. Please do not send photocopies, short-form birth certificates (which do not include parents’ details) or laminated certificates. Certified translations are required if documents are not in English or Irish.

What is the difference between a full birth certificate and a short one?

A full birth certificate is an exact copy of the full record. A short certificate provides much less information and no details of parentage.

What county is Portland Maine in?

Cumberland CountyPortland / County