Order your Maine (ME) Birth Certificate Online

Long gone are the waiting lines in government offices. Order your official Maine (ME) birth certificate from the comfort of your home!

Important information about the covid-19

US Birth Certificates continues to offer its vital records application preparation services during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Many government bureaus are processing online and mail-in applications although they are closed to the general public. Turnaround times in government agencies may be affected during the quarantine.

Applying for a vital records certificate now is advisable since it allows citizens to secure their vital records as soon as possible.

Regardless of whether you need a certified copy of a vital records certificate for a specific need or to keep on file, complete your application today.

Legal Disclaimer: US Birth Certificates is a privately owned website that is not affiliated with, not owned or operated by any government agency. US Birth Certificates is an independent preparer that provides vital records application preparation assistance services, If you are looking for blank forms, you can get them for free at the relevant state office.


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Obtain a new Maine (ME) Birth Certificate

A birth certificate is a legal document that allows you to apply for certain benefits and to request a passport, social security card and driver's license. To obtain your Maine (ME) birth certificate you will need to complete our online form and follow the personalized instructions we provide. Your Maine birth records will be issued by the vital records office and delivered to your home.

Replace a lost Maine Birth Certificate

Replacing an important document can be overwhelming. If you have lost your state Maine birth certificate, or if it was destroyed, you need a replacement copy. Replace your birth certificate by completing our online form of the state where you were born and following the detailed instructions we provide with your application form.

Obtain an authorized copy of your Birth Certificate

A birth certificate is an important document that allows you to prove identity, age and American citizenship, especially when applying for a passport, government benefits, enroll in school, or even join the military. If you need to request an authorized copy, you will need to request it to the state where you were born or directly to the county where you were born.

For a certified copy of your Maine birth certificate, please complete our online form and follow the set of personalized instructions we provide to receive your authorized copy of your birth certificate.

You may only obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate from the state where the event occurred. If you were born in Maine then you may request a birth certificate from this state. You will be able to obtain a birth certificate from the Maine (ME) vital records office or the county recorders such as the ones in: Cumberland County, York County, Penobscot County, and the cities of Portland, Lewiston.

Who is eligible to apply

Birth records are restricted in Maine. Only the following may apply for a copy of a birth record: if you are applying for yourself or if you are the parent or a descendant of the person named on the record (including children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren to the most remote degree,). You may also request a birth certificate on behalf of your spouse or registered domestic partner, sibling, or if you are the legal guardian or custodian, the legal representative or if you have a court order. Genealogists who have a researcher card issued by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Data, Research and Vital Statistics.

Remember that Your Maine birth certificate is an important form of identification used for life events like employment, getting or renewing your passport or driver's license, applying for benefits, and even enrolling in school or youth sports activities.

Maine Birth Certificate Requirements

To obtain a copy of a birth certificate you will need to complete the application and mail it to your birth state’s vital records office. You will also need to prove your identity.

All those born in Maine that need to request a certified copy of a birth certificate will need to include a clear photocopy, of both sides, of one of the forms of photo ID listed below, along with a completed application form:

  • State of Maine Driver’s License
  • State of Maine ID Card
  • Driver’s license issued by another U.S. State
  • Photo State Identification Card issued by another U.S. State
  • U.S. Passport
  • Military ID Card
If you are requesting a birth certificate on behalf of a parent or grandparent and you are not a registered genealogist, you are also required to provide proof of direct lineage with the registrant. Registered genealogists may only obtain a non-certified copy of a record, unless they can meet the above requirements for obtaining a certified copy.

Once your application package is completed you will need to mail it to:

Maine Center for Disease Control and
Prevention (Maine CDC),
11 State House Station
220 Capitol Street
11 State House Station

Maine Birth Certificate Fees

To request a Maine birth certificate, you are required to pay the state fees. The cost to process a certified copy of a birth certificate in Maine is: $15.

Maine Birth Processing Times

Thanks to our service, you are able to request your birth certificates with ease, by avoiding long lines and without having to go to government offices. All you have to do is complete our easy-to-fill-out form and send it to the corresponding state vital records office. Once it’s processed, you will receive it in the comfort of your own home by mail. In most cases, birth certificate orders in Maine are filled within 2-5 weeks. However, some orders may take longer due to peak request periods.

We recommend requesting certified copies of Maine birth certificates early to avoid delays especially if certificates are needed for sports programs, travel documents and passports, school enrollment, planning for retirement and other reasons that may have a deadline.

FAQs about Maine Birth Certificates

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Personalized Review of your application

Our team of experts are trained in all states and will review each application to make sure there is no information missing and that everything is correct. This way you will avoid delays and get exactly what you are looking for when you order your birth certificate online.

ID Verification

You may be required to provide a copy of your photo ID to prove your identity. In some cases you may be required to provide a sworn notarized statement of your identity. Our Maine personalized instructions will provide all the information needed.

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