Vital Records (Birth Certificates, Marriage License & Certificates, Death Certificates)
An appointment is required for your marriage license.
Marriage License- An appointment is required with the Town Clerk staff 860-684-1765
Marriage licenses must be obtained from the Town Clerk in the town in which the ceremony is to be held for a fee of $50.00. Payment can be made by cash, check or money order.
Please call to arrange an appointment for your license at 860-684-1765
The completed marriage worksheet and proper identification is submitted to the Town Clerk prior to a scheduled appointment. The Town Clerk will prepare the license from the worksheet, so be prepared to answer questions about where you were born, where your parents were born, your mothers full maiden name, the date and place of your ceremony as well as the name and contact number of the person who will be officiating.
Both parties must appear for the pre-set appointment, attest to the information provided, and sign the license.
*Marriage License Worksheet Application*
The ceremony must be performed within 65 days from the date of the application.
After the license is returned to the Town Clerk by the official who performed the ceremony, certified copies are available for $20.00 each. The original license remains in the Town Clerk vault forever.
Certified Copies of Vital Statistics
A Connecticut birth certificate is available certified from the Town Clerk of the town in which the child was born & in the town in which the child's mother was living at the time. A Connecticut birth for birth year 2003 and forward are available in any Town Clerk's office in Connecticut.
A Connecticut death certificate is available certified from the Town Clerk of the town in which the death occurred and in the town in which the individual resided at the time of death.
All vital records requests must be made in person or by postal mail. The cost of a certified copy is $20.00. The Stafford Town Clerk accepts cash or check.
*Birth Certificate Request Form*
*Marriage Certificate Request Form*
*Death Certificate Request Form*
*Downloadable forms are in PDF format. You must have Acrobat Reader installed to view the forms.