Vital Records

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About Vital Records

Vital Records are birth, death, marriage, and civil union documents. They are legal documents that contain information about the vital events of people in Jamestown. Certified copies of vital records are used for many purposes, such as to establish proof of age, receive social security benefits and receive death benefits from life insurance policies.

Marriage License

Appointments are being set Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm for couples applying for Marriage Licenses. Please find below the link to the marriage worksheet. Once completed, return it to our office along with scanned copies of your driver’s licenses and birth certificates via email to:  If either of you have been married previously we will also need certified copies of your divorce decree(s) and/or death certificate(s).  

Please contact us at 401-423-9801 to schedule an appointment prior to coming to this office. 

Request a Copy of Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate

Please visit the RI Department of Health/Vital Records to request a copy of Birth, Death or Marriage Certificates 

In the event of an error on a vital record, contact the State Office of Vital Records for information on record corrections and required documentation.

Contact Information:

Roseanne Giorgianni, Chief
State Registrar's Office

Office of Vital Records 
Three Capitol Hill, Room 101 
Providence, RI 02908- 
401-222-2812; 401-222-3364 

Forms and other helpful links: