People requesting copies of vital records filed less than 100 years ago must provide documentation establishing their right to the documents, according to a June 25 letter to clerks from State Registrar Donald R. Lemieux.You can read more at http://www.pressherald.com/news/fee-rising-for-copies-of-records_2010-07-11.html
"We ask that those requesting a copy of vital records present, along with their application, positive identification including, but not limited to, a driver's license, passport or other government-issued picture identification," Lemieux's letter says.
Lemieux is director of the Office of Data, Research and Vital Statistics.
His letter to clerks says if a person seeking vital records does not have a photo identification, he or she must submit an application form and photocopies of two items from the following list:
Utility bills, bank statements, car registration, copy of income tax return, personal check with address, a previously issued vital record/marriage license, letter from government agency requesting a vital record, a Department of Corrections identification card, Social Security card, hospital birth worksheet, license/rental agreement, pay stub, voter registration card, disability and award from the Social Security Administration.