How to Obtain a Death Certificate
The Town Clerk's Office is responsible for original records of all deaths that have occurred in Fairhaven. All death certificates are public records. A certified copy of a death certificate may be obtained in person or by mail. The fee is $10.00 for a certified copy - uncertified copy is 25 cents.
To Pick Up At Our Office:
Please call us at (508) 979-4025 to order certificates in advance of your visit. Cash and checks are acceptable forms of payment. Our office is located in the center of Fairhaven at 40 Center Street.
To Apply By Mail:
Send a request stating the name and date of death on the certificate you are seeking. Include a check or money order, payable to the "Town of Fairhaven" and a self-addessed, stamped envelope. Mail your request to Town Clerk's Office, 40 Center Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719.