Vital Records

Find out below about your ability to access records

The New Hampshire Division of Vital Records Administration is the state resource for residents who wish to obtain records of birth, marriage, divorce and death events. DVRA also has a genealogical research vault that is open to the public containing records that date back to the year 1640.

DVRA issues certified copies of birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates and provides aggregated data files to qualified individuals and agencies that demonstrate a "direct and tangible" interest in obtaining vital records. Click here to obtain the application and find out about your ability to access records. Various documents and information are available on this website about how to access vital records and who may access these records.

If you are a town clerk, hospital, funeral director, researcher or member of the general public, this website will help you obtain the information you need to remain up-to-date on vital records in New Hampshire.