Ordering Death Certificates in Maine from 1960 – Present

Here are some notes for ordering death certificates from Maine for deaths after 1960.

  • Look up the death on the Maine Website
  • Costs are $10 for a copy and $15 for a certified copy
  • Send a letter with a check to

    State of Maine
    Bureau of Vital Statistics
    11 State House Station
    Augusta, ME 04333-0011

  • Phone Number to check on the order (207) 287-3181

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Sample Letter
______________________________________________________________________________________

Date: July 14, 2013

Bureau of Vital Statistics
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011

To Whom It May Concern:

Please forward to my attention 2 certified copies of the death certificate for FirstName LastName.
To assist you in locating the requested document, I am providing the following information:

Person: Name
Date of Death: Date
City: City
County: County
State: ME
Certificate Number: XXXXXXX

The certificates are being requested for genealogical purposes.

Enclosed is my personal check in the amount of $30.00 for the requested copies. Please contact me if you have any questions or need additional information. I can be reached by phone at (XXX) XXX-XXXX. I may be contacted by e-mail at XXXXXX@gmail.com. Thank you for your prompt attention to this manner.

Sincerely,

YourName

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