Vital Records Request

The Town Clerk’s Office can provide certified copies of vital records. These include birth, death, and marriage records of Bristol residents from 1680 to the present.

These records also include:

    • Birth records of those persons born in Rhode Island from 1960 to present.
    • Birth records of those persons born in Rhode Island to Bristol-resident parents prior to 1960.
    • Marriage records of Bristol residents married elsewhere in Rhode Island.
    • Death records of Bristol residents who died elsewhere in Rhode Island.

*Vital records that are less than 100 years old may be obtained only by immediate family members. Those records greater than 100 years old are open to the public.


Vital Records Fee

Rates for vital records are set by the State of Rhode Island. Checks or money orders should be payable to the Town of Bristol.

In Person: $22 for the first copy and $18 for any additional copies of the same record.

By Mail: $25 for the first copy and $18 for any additional copies of the same record.


Contact Us

Address: 10 Court Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday | 8:00AM – 4:00PM

Louis P. Cirillo

Town Clerk

Phone: 401-253-7000 ext.130

Melanie Wolfe

Deputy Town Clerk

Phone: 401-253-7000 ext.131