Birth Certificates from 1961-2005 can NOT be purchased online at this time.
Please be advised, as part of a preservation project to protect Winthrop’s Vital Records, beginning March 13th birth records from 2005 back to 1961 will not be available in Winthrop.
Please read the below information to become familiar with the options during this time:
Birth records are located usually in two places – the actual city in which the birth occurred and the city the child was living in at the time of birth. Therefore – you may want to contact the city in which the actual birth took place – Boston or Melrose for most of Winthrop Residents.
Boston City Hall
1 CITY HALL SQUARE
BOSTON, MA 02201-2006
City Clerk’s Office
Melrose City Hall
562 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176
If you do not know where you born call
Mass Vital Records
150 Mt Vernon St, Dorchester, MA 02125
Phone: (617) 740-2600
Thank you in advance for your patience during this time, while we take steps to preserve our records for the future.
New - Marriage licenses can now be purchased online. Click this link to purchase online. Be sure to choose Winthrop in the drop down box.
New - Death certificates can now be purchased online. Click this link to purchase online. Be sure to choose Winthrop in the drop down box.