In order to protect the integrity of vital records, to ensure their proper use, and to ensure the efficient and proper administration of the system of vital statistics, the registrar or the custodian of permanent local records shall not permit inspection of, or disclose information contained in vital statistics records, or copy or issue a copy of all or part of any such record unless he or she is satisfied that the applicant has a direct and tangible interest in such record.
The applicant, a member of his or her immediate family, his or her guardian or respective legal representatives shall be considered to have a direct and tangible interest when information is need for determination or protection of a personal property right.
“Immediate Family” means: a person related either by blood or marriage and includes the following: mother, father, son daughter, brother, sister, husband, wife, grandfather, grandmother, grandson, granddaughter, great-grandchild, step-parents, step-children, aunt, uncles, nephews and nieces (no cousins).
Birth - Prior to 1908
Death - Prior to 1958
Marriage - Prior to 1958
Divorce - Prior to 1958
Birth - 1909 to Present
Death - 1959 to Present
Marriage - 1959 to Present
Divorce - 1959 to Present
This is a sample of a New Hampshire Vital Record. Click on the record to download a vital record application.