How Do I Get a Copy of My Birth Certificate From Worcester, Massachusetts?

By Tiffany Raiford
The City of Worcester issues birth certificates for births dating back to 1899.

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The Worcester, Mass., City Clerk’s office issues birth certificates for every birth in Worcester since 1899. Obtaining a copy of a Worcester birth record is done in person, through the mail or online. Fees apply to all copies of Worcester birth records, but the fee depends on which method you use to obtain your copy of the record.

Complete a copy of the birth certificate application form available online at Worcesterma.gov. Required on the application are the name of the person listed on the certificate, the name of the birth parents, the date of birth, your phone number and address and your signature.

Include a check or money order payable to the “City of Worcester” in the amount of $14 with the application.

Mail your application to:

Worcester City Clerk City Hall Room 206 455 Main St. Worcester, MA 01608-1889

Your certificate request is processed the day your mailed request is received.

Deliver your application to the City of Worcester Clerk’s office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pay in person using a check or money order payable to the “City of Worcester” in the amount of $12.

Order your birth certificate using the City of Worcester’s online service at Worcesterma.gov. Enter the information required when it is asked of you and use your credit card to pay the $14 fee. Certificates are processed the day they are ordered.

About the Author

Tiffany Raiford has several years of experience writing freelance. Her writing focuses primarily on articles relating to parenting, pregnancy and travel. Raiford is a graduate of Saint Petersburg College in Florida.

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