Birth, Death, & Marriage Certificates

Birth Certificate: For people born in Massachusetts; the Birth Certificate is on file in the city or town in which you were born, the city or town in which your parents lived at the time of your birth, and the Department of Public Health Office of Vital Records.
Death Certificate: Death Certificates are on file with our office for people who died in Northborough and for those with Northborough listed as their place of residence at the time of death.
Marriage Certificate: Marriage Certificates are on file with our office for only those couples who applied for the license in Northborough.

Ordering Certified Copies:
Certified copies of Vital Records (birth,death,marriage) are $10 each.  Records may be obtained in person, by mail, or ordered online.  
Before ordering online, please contact the office to confirm we have the record on file, email: or call 508-393-5001

To Order Online Click on the link below:

Marriage License: You may apply for a marriage license at any City or Town Clerk's Office in the State. The license is only valid in Massachusetts. The record will always remain in the Town in which you filed. The couple MUST file their intentions together in person at the Clerk's Office.  The license is valid for 60 days from the date of application.
Justice of the Peace: Andrew T. Dowd, Town Clerk is a Justice of the Peace. Please contact him at (508) 393-5001 or by email: to make an appointment for your marriage ceremony.