"To receive, certify, file, maintain, protect and preserve the City's Vital Records as dictated by law and to provide excellent customer service to the public in an efficient, professional and courteous manner and to be considered by others, both in and outside the working environment as an excellent department staffed by highly competent employees."
Please note: effective 10/1/2009: You must apply for a marriage license in the city or town you plan to be married in. To find a justice of the peace in Bridgeport, click here. See the links on the left for additional information on obtaining your Vital Records.
Please note: Tuesday-Friday, applications for marriage licenses are not accepted after 4 PM.
Monday (Applications for marriage licenses are not accepted after 6:15 p.m.)
You can obtain a certified copy of a vital record in three (3) ways:
The office is closed on the following legal holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King's Birthday, President's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Day. If the holiday falls on Saturday, it is observed on Friday before; if it falls on Sunday, it is observed on Monday after.
Listing files in 'Vital Records'
17-BRIDGEPORT-0201 ID Pamphlet-Final.pdf - uploaded on 9/20/2017 3:41 PM
Acceptable forms of ID for Birth Certificates - uploaded on 5/10/2017 10:06 AM
Birth Certificate Form - uploaded on 5/10/2017 10:06 AM
Death Certificate Request - uploaded on 5/10/2017 10:06 AM
FINAL_Marriage Booklet for website_051815.pdf - uploaded on 5/10/2017 10:06 AM
INFORMACIÓN PARA LI-CENCIAS DE MATRIMONIO.pdf - uploaded on 5/10/2017 10:06 AM
Marriage Certificate Requests - uploaded on 5/10/2017 10:06 AM
*Times are adjusted to the local time of the organization (GMT -5)
Patricia P. Ulatowski
999 Broad Street, 1st Floor Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: (203) 576-7445
Fax: (203) 332-5633
Monday 9 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.