Official Instructions & Application

Massachusetts Department of Public Heath
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics
150 Mount Vernon St., 1st Fl.
Dorchester, MA 02125-3105

*Adoptees born before July 17, 1974 and on or after January 1, 2008 may apply and receive their original birth certificates. (Adoptive parents must apply for the latter as they are still minors until they turn 18 in 2026 when they can apply themselves.)