The Department of Vital Records maintains records of birth, death and marriage certificates and issues copies of these documents at the request of interested parties. In addition, the department issuing marriage licenses in a courteous and timely manner to individuals who live in Providence or to visitors that choose Providence as their destination to get married.
Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates
The Office of Vital Records/Registrar maintains records on births, deaths, and marriages within the City of Providence.
This department also provides certified copies of these records and is also responsible for the issuance of marriage licenses.
Application forms are available below (in PDF format) for you to download, fill out, and hand deliver or mail to the Department of Vital Records.
Our address is 25 Dorrance Street, Providence RI 02903
NOTE: All applications require you to attach a photocopy of a valid government issued picture ID.
Payment may be made by check or credit card.Request a Birth Certificate Request for a Marriage or Civil Union Record Request a Death Certificate Spanish Translated Certificate Request Information Request a Municipal ID