Maine Probate and Estate Settlement

Requesting Death Certificates Department of Vital Records


Maine Probate and Estate Settlement

Event: Birth or Death

Cost of copy: Certified $15.00, Non-Certified $10.00

Office of Vital Records
Maine Department of Human Services
244 Water Street 
#11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011

Remarks: State office has records since 1923. Records for 1892-1922 are available at the Maine State Archives. For earlier records, write to the municipality where the event occurred. Additional copies of same record ordered at same time are $6.00 each.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Treasurer, State of Maine. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (207) 287-3181. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Internet at