Vital Records

Town of Oakham-Office of the Town Clerk Vital Records Application and request for a Certified Copy of Birth, Death or Marriage Record

PLEASE NOTE:  Certain records may require proof of your identity (such as a drivers license, etc.) and although most applications are processed upon receipt (or shortly thereafter), a response may take up to 10 days.  Also, this application is for a certified copy of birth, death or marriages that has already taken place.  For example: this application is not to be used to apply for a MARRIAGE LICENSE, as those applications (also known as marriage intentions) must be filed in person at the Town Clerk's Office with both parties to be married present and at minimum 3 days prior to date of wedding and is only valid for 60 days.

      1.     NAME OF PERSON REQUESTING RECORD:______________________________

      2.     RELATIONSHIP TO PERSON ON RECORD:_______________________________

      3.     ADDRESS OF PERSON REQUESTIONG RECORD(PLEASE ALSO INCLUDE A MAILING ADDRESS IF DIFFEENT)                                                                                                                                                                                                               

_______________________________________________________________________________________________

      4.    PHONE NUMBER(S) AND TIMES YOU MAY BE REACHED SHOULD FURTHER

             INFORMATION BE  NEEDED:__________________________________

      5.    IS THE RECORD YOU ARE REQUESTING A BIRTH, DEATH OR MARRIAGE RECORD?

            _____________________________________

      6.    NAME(S) OF PERSON ON RECORD:______________________________________

             (IF REQUESTING BIRTH RECORD PLEASE LIST NAME AT TIME OF BIRTH)

      7.    DATE OF BIRTH/DEATH/MARRIAGE:___________________________________

      8.    How do you wish to recieve the Record?  By Mail or In Person  (Please Circle One)                                             

      9. Signature of Requester:______________________________________________

DIRECTIONS FOR RETURNING APPLICATION

Return applications to the Town Clerk's Office, 2 Coldbrookf Rd. Unit 4 Oakham, MA 01068

Be sure to also include the following:

·         A check in the amount of $5 per application, made payable to the

          "Town of Oakham".

·         A self addressed stamped envelope so we may mail the records back to you.

·         Please double check to make sure your application is complete.

If picking the records up in person, please call before coming to ensure the records are ready for pick-up.  Office Hours are Monday Evenings 6pm to 8pm and Wednesdays from 9am to 11:30am or by appointment.

For questions pertaining to this form please contact Christine Mardirosian, Town Clerk @508-882-5549 ext. 305.