Instant Access to Massachusetts State, County and Municipal Records

"Publicly available records are a fundamental guarantee of our Freedoms & Democracy."
William Ratcher - Founder of

Massachusetts Public Records

The Massachusetts State Records mission is to grant every person the right to detect, obtain, preview and examine public records, thus ensuring residents of the state of Massachusetts is provided access in total correspondence with the Massachusetts Public Records Law, which defines that in a democratic society “every person”, has a right to inspect any nonexempt public record:

Anyone may request records directly, and it is not required to enlist any specific information from the requester or to present a “need to know” in order to gain access unless the law has expressively stated otherwise.

Massachusetts State Records contains the information concerning the following subjects: Criminal Records, Court Records, Vital Records and State Background Checks, including the information in the number of over 60 million public records.

The search functionality granted in this portal enables the requested information to be presented immediately and accurately. Massachusetts state records have been gathered dating back to the year 1628 and includes the information from 14 counties, thereby ensuring Massachusetts abides by the commitment of the United States of America to remain a “fair and just” society for all.