Vital Records

New State Regulations
Who Has Access and How to Obtain a Vital Certificate - Effective September 28, 2011.

Request Applications
These applications should be filled out on your computer, then printed and signed. After signing, mail the application to:

Town of Bar Harbor
93 Cottage St., Suite I
Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1400

You must include a photocopy of your "Proof of Identity" (see top of page 2) and a check or money order in the correct amount (see page 1, under your signature).

Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates may be obtained from:
  • The city or town in which the event occurred,
  • The city or town in which the individual resided at the time of the event,
  • The Office of Data, Research, and Vital Statistics
    Department of Health and Human Services
    220 Capitol St, Augusta, Maine 04333-0011
    Ph: 1-888-664-9491
    Ph: 207-287-3181
Applications may be submitted by mail or in-person. Payment must be received at the time of request. All information asked for must be provided except if marked "optional." If your name does not appear on the document you are requesting, you may not be entitled to it.

The fee for a certificate obtained from a municipality is $15 for the first copy and $6 for any additional copies.