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How do I obtain a copy of a Death Certificate?

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The Sudbury Town Clerk will have death records of anyone who was a Sudbury resident at the time or who passed away in Sudbury. A Death Certificate may be obtained by mail or in person at the Town Clerk’s Office.

A Death Certificate is $15.00 for the first copy and $10.00 for additional certified copies ordered at the same time.  Cash and checks (made out to “Town of Sudbury”) are accepted for payment.

There is a $10.00 fee for a burial permit.

To obtain a copy of a death certificate:

1. Call or email the Town Clerk’s Office to verify that the record you are looking for is filed here.

2. Complete the Vital Record Request Form.

3. Bring the request form with payment to the Town Clerk’s Office or mail in the form with payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

The contact information for the Sudbury Town Clerk’s Office:
 

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Tuesday 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM, Friday 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Summer Hours may differ)

Building: Town Hall
322 Concord Road
Sudbury, MA 01776

Email: webmaster@sudbury.ma.us

Phone: (978) 639 – 3351Fax: (978) 639 – 3340

Building: Town Hall
322 Concord Road
Sudbury, MA 01776

If you are not sure where the record you seek is filed locally, you may contact the state Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. The Registry maintains a central index and has copies of records for all births, deaths and marriages which occurred within the state.

Certified copies may be obtained through the Registry in person, by mail or by phone. Regardless of how you request copies, you should be prepared to provide the name of the subject(s) of the record, the date of the event and, if know, the city or town where the event occurred.

Call or write for the fee schedule and hours:
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics
150 Mount Vernon St., 1st Fl.
Dorchester, MA 02125-3105
617- 740-2600
www.mass.gov/dph

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