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City of Laconia City Clerk's Office

Vital Records & Statistics

System Maintenance Alert

In order to provide enhanced service to our customers the software used to issue records will undergo maintenance on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. During this time we will be unable to process any requests, including the issuance of marriage licenses. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Fees for certified copies of all Vital Records: $15.00 for first copy, $10.00 for each subsequent copy.

Marriage License fee (effective 7/14/15 per RSA 457:29): $50.00

Are you entitled to a record? Click here to find out

Applications for Certified Copies of a Record

In order to obtain certified copies of Vital Records, you must complete the above application and send it to the City Clerk's Office and pay a search fee. The current fee is $15, plus any additional expenses incurred for credit card transactions. This fee is payable whether or not a record is found. Alternative pricing may be made for state agencies and federal government agencies for non-certified copies or verification of vital events. Additional copies of the same record issued at the same time are $10.

All individuals requesting a certified copy of a record (RSA 5-C:102, VI) must present positive identification including, but not limited to, a driver's license, passport or other picture identification or in the absence of acceptable picture identification shall complete the form Documentation Evidence for Individuals Not Possessing An Acceptable Picture Identification.


ATTENTION ATTORNEY'S: If you are requesting a certificate you must present your NH Bar Association credentials, a statement requesting the document and what it will be used for on your letterhead and a contract/document stating you are performing legal services for the registrant or the estate. If this information is not provided your request will be returned. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Genealogical Records
Individuals wishing to research "genealogical" records may do so by visiting the "Genealogical Research Center" that is located the Division of Vital Records at 71 South Fruit Street, Concord, NH 03301. Alternatively, certain records may be available for review in our office. Access to these genealogical records will be limited if the following criteria applies (RSA 5-C:106, I)
(a) The physical condition of the record, such as being too frail to be photocopied.
(b) The location of the record, such as the proximity of confidential records to the record to be accessed.
(c) The physical space and personnel available to assist the requestor.

For a full list of records in frail condition and unable to be viewed at this time, please click here. We are working to restore and preserve these records for future use. Thank you for you patience.





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