Certified Copies of Vitals

Burial / Removal Permits   
Burial Permits are $3.00 and may be obtained in the Town Clerk’s Office.

Certified Copies Vitals 
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 use this application

 You can mail your request with the following:
• Self-addressed stamped return envelope
• $15 or $20 for each certified copy requested, depending on size of copy, as a check or money order payable to Town of Preston.
• Do not mail cash.  


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 use this application.

 You can mail your request with the following:
• Self-addressed stamped return envelope
• $20 for each certified copy requested as a check or money order payable to Town of Preston.
• Do not mail cash.
*Please note: In accordance with C.G.S. §46B-38rr, all civil unions converted to marriages on Oct. 1, 2010, except those that were dissolved, or had dissolution, annulment or legal separation proceedings pending on Oct. 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 this application.

  You can mail your request with the following:
• Self-addressed stamped return envelope
• $20 for each certified copy requested as a check or money order payable to Town of Preston.
• Do not mail cash.