Systematic registration of births, deaths and marriages on a statewide basis began in Maine in 1892.
Birth, death and marriage records from 1892-1922 are available in the Maine State Archives research room or can be ordered by mail from the Archives.
Microfilm copies of birth, marriage, and death records from 1922-1955 are available for viewing by patrons in the State Archives research room.
Certified copies of birth, death, or marriage records from 1923 to the present are available from the Office of Vital Records or from the city or town where the event took place. Divorce records from 1892 through the present may be obtained from the Office of Vital Records.
To order from a municipality, check the town/city website or the municipal office.