Birth Certificate Information

Where do I obtain a copy of my birth certificate?

If you were born in Torrington, you may obtain your birth certificate at:
City Clerk's Office
140 Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790

How do I obtain a copy of my birth certificate?

  1. In Person  

  • Present a picture identification of yourself   
  • Complete the request form
  • Present payment by cash, check payable to the 'City of Torrington' or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover +3% fee)

       2.  By Mail

  • Download the Request Form Here and enclose it with your payment, a self-addressed envelope, and a phone number where we can reach you if we have a question
  • Include a copy of your identification, be sure to state wallet or full size, and mail it to the Office of the City Clerk, 140 Main St, Torrington 06790
  • If request is for a record other than your own, follow the above and also state your relationship to that person.

Who can obtain my birth certificate?

  • Spouses
  • Parents, Grandparents, Legal Guardians
  • Children, Grandchildren
  • Attorneys representing you
  • Agents of State or Federal Agencies approved by the Dept. of Public Health, with proof of authorization

What can I do if I'm in a hurry for my birth certificate?

You can send your request via overnight delivery. Include your identification and payment, and enclose a return overnight envelope with it. Fax and Email requests are no longer accepted per State mandate.