Vital Statistics Forms

Birth Certificates


The Town Clerk’s office maintains copies of births which occurred in the Town of South Kingstown or for residents who were living here at the time of the birth, and in addition can access records for issuance for events occurring Statewide back to 1960. Certified copies may be requested in person or by mail.

The cost is $20 for the first copy, and $15 for each additional copy if purchased at the same time. The request must include:
  • A copy of your driver’s license
  • Date of birth
  • A daytime telephone number
  • Father’s full name
  • The full name on the birth record
  • Mother’s full maiden name
  • The number of copies wanted
  • A self addressed stamped envelope along with a check made payable to the Town of South Kingstown
  • Town where birth occurred
  • Why you need the record
  • Your relationship to the person named on the certificate
  • Your signature
Download a Birth Record Application (PDF).

Death Certificates


The Town Clerk’s office issues certified copies of death certificates of individuals who died within South Kingstown, or who were residents of South Kingstown at the time of their death but died elsewhere in Rhode Island. Certified copies of death certificates will only be issued to the next of kin or to persons with a legal right to the information. Certified copies may be requested in person or by mail.

The cost is $20 for the first copy, and $15 for each additional copy if purchased at the same time. The request must include:
  • A copy of your driver’s license
  • Date of death
  • A daytime telephone number
  • The full name of the decedent
  • The number of copies wanted
  • A self addressed stamped envelope along with a check made payable to the Town of South Kingstown
  • Town where death occurred (if not in South Kingstown)
  • Why you need the record
  • Your relationship to the person named on the certificate
  • Your signature
Download a Death Certificate Application (PDF).

Certified Copy of Marriage License


The Town Clerk’s office maintains copies of marriage licenses of marriages that occurred in South Kingstown or marriages of residents of South Kingstown that occurred in another city or town within Rhode Island. Certified copies will only be issued to the parties on the marriage certificate or persons with a legal right to the record. Certified copies may be requested in person or by mail.

The cost is $20 for the first copy, and $15 for each additional copy purchased at the same time. The request must include:
  • A copy of your driver’s license
  • The date of the marriage
  • A daytime telephone number
  • The full name of the bride and groom
  • The number of copies wanted
  • A self addressed stamped envelope along with a check made payable to the Town of South Kingstown
  • Town where marriage occurred (if not in South Kingstown)
  • Why you need the record
  • Your relationship to the person named on the certificate
  • Your signature
Download an application for a Marriage Record (PDF).

If further information is needed, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 401-789-9331, ext. 1230.

Request by Mail


If you send a request by mail, please make checks payable to the Town of South Kingstown and enclose a copy of your driver's license and a stamped, self-addressed envelope.