Cooley Dickinson Hospital does not retain copies of birth certificates. Copies of birth certificates are obtained through the City of Northampton's Office of the City Clerk.
Certified copies cost $15.00 each. Payment may be made in cash, money order or bank check. Personal checks no longer accepted. Make checks payable to City of Northampton. If requesting documents by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Either bring or send your request form to the City Clerk's office, 210 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060.
All vital records must be requested in advance. No same day service.
To help prevent identity theft, as of January 1, 2009, all vital records will be issued on security paper. Security paper prevents photocopies from being made.
Office of the City Clerk
Wendy Mazza, City Clerk
210 Main Street, Room 4
Northampton, MA 01060
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday