Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates for events that occurred in Woodstock are archived here.  Certified copies are available for a fee of $10.00 each.  Call, write or visit the office.

 

How do I get a copy of a Birth Record? 

The Town Clerk’s Office provides certified copies of birth records to immediate family members for births that occurred in Woodstock, Vermont.  Please include name and date of the birth and a check for $10 made out to the Town of Woodstock.  Make sure to include a good return address.

 

How do I get a copy of a Marriage Certificate? 

You may request a certified copy of Marriage Certificate for marriages performed in Woodstock.  Please include formal names of the the individuals, the date of the event and a check for $10 made out to the Town of Woodstock.  Make sure to include a good return address.

 

How do I get a copy of a Divorce Decree?

Divorce Decrees can obtained from the Windsor Supreme Court in White River Junction.  Please call 802-295-8865.

 

How do I get a copy of a Death Certificate? 

You may request a death certificate only for deaths that occurred in the Town of Woodstock in writing.  Please include name of the deceased, the date of the event and a check for $10 made out to the Town of Woodstock.  Make sure to include a good return address.

 

How do I apply for a Marriage License?

Marriage Licenses are issued by the Town Clerk.  The Getting Married in Vermont brochure may be helpful.

Marriage license guidelines (click here to download)

You can download an application for a Marriage License here, but both applicants must apply in person to the Town Clerk’s office in Woodstock.
Office hours are M-F, 8:00 – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Marriage Fraud brochure

 

 

What is the procedure to Dog Registration & Licensing?

The Town Clerk issues all dog licenses every year between January 1 and March 31.  A late penalty applies after that and the license is still required.  Please bring each dog’s current “Certificate of Rabies Vaccination” to the Town Clerk’s office.

 

How do I remove my deceased spouse’s name from my deed?

You may have an attorney prepare a new deed.

 

How do I register to vote? 

You register to vote at the Town Clerk’s office by filling out a short form at least two weeks before the election.

 

What is the procedure for Running for an Elected Office?

Woodstock citizens vote for elected officers by Australian Ballot.  Candidates for office are nominated by petition.  Contact the Town Clerk for information on required signatures and petition deadlines if you are interested in running for office.  The document Running for Local Office may be of assistance.  The document Running for Local Office may be helpful when considering running for an elected office, or  you may pick it up at the Town Clerk’s Office.