You can obtain a death certificate if the death occurred in Marblehead or the decedent was a resident at the time of death. A certified copy of a death certificate may be obtained in person or by mail; the cost is $10.00 per copy. All death certificates are public records. See the Massachusetts State Website
to obtain certificates not available through the Town.
To pick up at our office: Please call us at 781-631-0528 to order certificates in advance of your visit. Certificates can also be prepared on a walk-in basis while you wait. Cash and checks are accepted forms of payment. Our office is located at 188 Washington St., Marblehead, MA 01945.
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 for $10.00 per certified copy, payable to "Town of Marblehead" and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Mail your request to Town Clerk, 188 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945.