Birth record

Birth records can not be requested or returned electronically.

The City Clerk’s Office provides certified copies of birth records to immediate family members for births that occurred in Somersworth, New Hampshire prior to 1989 as well as for births that occurred in any city or town in the State of New Hampshire after 1988.

$15.00 for one copy and $10.00 for each additional copy issued at the same time on the same record. Payment, in the tax office, can be made by cash, check, pin-less debit card or credit card (the City does not accept VISA). If requesting by mail, check is preferred. Please make your check out to the City of Somersworth.

Upon receiving the following information with the fee and a self-addressed stamped envelope, your request for a certified copy of a birth record will be processed. Staff strives to process all requests within two business days.

Name on Birth Certificate
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Father’s Name
Mother’s Maiden Name
Purpose for Request

Trish Harris, City Clerk
Elise Brelis, Deputy City Clerk
City of Somersworth
One Government Way
Somersworth, NH 03878
603-692-9574 – fax
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.