Vital Records

Birth Certificates

If you were born in Waitsfield or your parents were residents of Waitsfield at the time of your birth, you may obtain your birth certificate from the Town Clerk's Office or the State Public Records Division.

You may obtain a copy of your birth certificate from the Town Clerk's office in two ways:

  1. by mailing a complete request to the Clerk's office, or
  2. by physically visiting the Office at 9 Bridge Street, Waitsfield, Vermont.

The cost for a birth certificate is $10.00.

A request by mail will be processed in the order in which it is received at the Clerk's office. You must make sure of three things:

  • Your check or money order should be made payable to: Town of Waitsfield.
  • Enclose the payment along with your request.
  • State your full birth name and date of birth on the request.

An ID is not necessary.

Death Certificates

The death certificate is on file in the Waitsfield Town Clerk's office if the death occurred in Waitsfield or the deceased resided in Waitsfield and the death occurred within the state of Vermont.

Otherwise, you may obtain a death certificate from either the Vermont Health Department or the Vermont Public Records Division.

Deaths within last 5 years:

Vermont Dept. of Health
108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 045402

Phone: (802) 863-7200
Phone: (800) 464-4343 in Vermont
E-mail: Contact
Web: http://healthvermont.gov

Deaths later than 5 years:

Public Records Division
1078 US Route 2
Montpelier, VT 05633-7601
Location: 1078 US Route 2, Middlesex, VT

Phone: (802) 828-3286
E-mail: bgs-recordscenter@state.vt.us
Web: http://www.bgs.state.vt.us

You may obtain a copy of a death certificate from the Waitsfield Town Clerk's office by either mailing a request or by coming to the Clerk's office at:

Waitsfield Town Office

4144 Main Street
Waitsfield, VT 05673

The cost for a death certificate is $10.00.

A request by mail will be processed and sent out the day it is received at the Clerk's office. You must make sure of three things:

  1. Your check or money order should be made payable to the Town of Waitsfield,
  2. Enclose the payment along with your request, and
  3. State the full name and date of death on the request.

An ID is not necessary.

Marriage or Civil Union License

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Marriage and civil union licenses are valid for 60 days from the date of issuance. If both parties are from out-of-state and you are getting married or having a civil union in Vermont, you may obtain your license from any Vermont Town Clerk Office. It is not necessary to obtain your license from the town in which you are getting married or having a civil union. If one or both parties live in Vermont, it is required that the license be obtained in the town where one of the persons lives.

Links

Vermont Vital Records

Overview of Vermont Vital Records - VT Dept. of Health
How To Obtain a Copy of a Vital Record Not More Than 5 Years Old - VT Dept. of Health
How To Obtain a Copy of a Vital Record More Than 5 Years Old - VT Dept. of Buildings & General Services

Marriage & Civil Unions

Guidelines for Getting Married in Vermont - VT Dept. of Health
Vermont Guide to Civil Unions - Secretary of State
Civil Unions in Vermont - VT Dept. of Health
Reciprocal Beneficiaries Relationship in Vermont - VT Dept. of Health

Contacts

Town Clerk

JENNIFER PETERSON

Waitsfield Town Office
4144 Main Street
Waitsfield, VT 05673

Phone: (802) 496-2218 ext. 11
E-mail: WaitsfieldClerk@gmavt.net

Assistant Clerk

JANET SMITH

Waitsfield Town Office
4144 Main Street
Waitsfield, VT 05673

Phone: (802) 496-2218

Deaths within last 5 years:

Vermont Dept. of Health
108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 045402

Phone: (802) 863-7200
Phone: (800) 464-4343 in Vermont
E-mail: Contact
Web: http://healthvermont.gov

Deaths later than 5 years:

Public Records Division
1078 US Route 2
Montpelier, VT 05633-7601
Location: 1078 US Route 2, Middlesex, VT

Phone: (802) 828-3286
E-mail: bgs-recordscenter@state.vt.us
Web: http://www.bgs.state.vt.us