Certified Copies of Vitals

Burial / Removal Permits

Burial Permits are $3 and may be obtained in the Town Clerk’s Office.

Certified Copy of Birth Certificates

Certified copies of birth certificates can be issued for people who were born in Preston, or whose parents were residents of Preston at the time of the birth.

You may request a Certified Copy of Birth Certificate by mail or in person. To obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate by mail please complete the Request for a Certified Copy of a Birth Record From the Town (PDF).

Mailing Your Request

You can mail your request with the following:

  • $20 for each certified copy requested, depending on size of copy, as a check or money order payable to Town of Preston
  • Copy of Photo I.D.
  • Do not mail cash
  • Self-addressed stamped return envelope

Certified Copy of Marriage Certificates

Certified copies of marriage certificates can be issued for parties who were married in Preston, or for parties married within the State of Connecticut, that resided in Preston at the time of their marriage. You may request a Certified Copy of Marriage Certified by mail or in person.

To obtain a certified copy of a marriage certificate by mail please view the Request for a Certified Copy of Marriage Record From the Town Vital Records (PDF).

Mailing Your Request

You can mail your request with the following:

  • $20 for each certified copy requested as a check or money order payable to Town of Preston
  • Copy of Photo I.D.
  • Do not mail cash
  • Self-addressed stamped return envelope

Please note: In accordance with C.G.S §46B-38rr, all civil unions converted to marriages on October 1, 2010, except those that were dissolved, or had dissolution, annulment or legal separation proceedings pending on October 1, 2010.

Certified Copy of Death Certificate

Connecticut death certificates are available to the general public. Anyone over 18 years of age may request a copy of any Connecticut death certificate. You must provide basic information such as the name of the decedent, the approximate date of death, and the town where the death occurred, so that the proper death record can be identified.

You may request a Certified Copy of Death Certificate by mail or in person. To obtain a certified copy of a death certificate by mail please use the Request for a Certified Copy of a Death Certificate From the Town of Death (PDF).

Mailing Your Request

You can mail your request with the following:

  • $20 for each certified copy requested as a check or money order payable to Town of Preston
  • Copy of Photo I.D.
  • Do not mail cash
  • Self-addressed stamped return envelope