Certified copies of birth, death, and marriage certificates that occurred in Standish or involve residents of Standish are normally available at the Standish Town Clerk's Office. The fee is $15 for the first copy and $6 for each additional copy provided at the same time.
Those requesting copies, in person or by mail, of vital records less than 100 years ago need to provide documentation establishing their right to the documents and to verify their identity. Along with the application, positive identification is required, including, but not limited to, driver’s license, passport, or other government issued picture identification. If you are requesting a vital record through the mail, send a copy of your photo I.D. along with a completed copy of the application (found at the link below) and fee to: Town Clerk's Office, 175 Northeast Road, Standish, Maine 04084.
Click here to view or print the Application to Obtain a Vital Record.
Obtaining Copies of Vital Records
Birth Records: Birth records are available at the town hall in the town where the child was born, at the town hall where the mother was living at the time of the birth, and in Augusta at the Office of Vital Records.
Marriage Records: Marriage records are available at the town hall of the bride's residence, town hall of the groom's residence, town hall at the place of marriage, and in Augusta at the Office of Vital Records.
Death Records: Death records are available at the town hall at the place of death and at the town hall at the residence of the deceased, and in Augusta at the Office of Vital Records.