Vital Records

  • Births, deaths, and marriages for Cape Elizabeth residents
  • Events (birth, death or marriage) occurring in Cape Elizabeth
  • Records date from 1895 to the present
  • For events occurring in Cape Elizabeth prior to 1895, the records may be filed in the office of the South Portland, Maine City Clerk, (207) 767-7601

To download a Vital Records Form, click here.


  • Municipalities were not required to file vital records prior to 1892.
  • 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 verifying 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.

Certified Copies

  • $15 for first copy $6 for each additional

Non-Certified Copies (effective 9/1/2015)

  • $5 each Please make checks payable to Town of Cape Elizabeth

Forward payment and request to:
Town Clerk
P.O. Box 6260
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107

Request must include:

Birth Birth Name of person at time of birth
Date of Birth
Marriage Name of both parties, including maiden name of bride
Date of ceremony
Death Name of deceased
Date of death

In order for your certified copies to be returned to you, please include your return mailing address.

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General Information
Phone Numbers
Fax: 207-799-7141
Emergencies: Dial 911
320 Ocean House Road
Cape Elizabeth,

7:30 - 5:00
Tuesday - Friday
7:30 - 4:00
Assistant Town Manager
Debra Lane
Deputy Town Clerk
Kathy Maxwell