• Tall ships docked at Fort Trumbull during OpSail 2012.

  • The Coast Guard Barque Eagle docked at its home port in New London.

  • The Thames Base Ball Club of New London plays vintage ball at Fort Trumbull.

  • Crowds enjoy the surf and Summer sun at Ocean Beach Park.

  • Art lovers enjoy work at the annual Salon des Independants at Hygienic Galleries.

  • A fish-eye's view of the majestically renovated Garde Arts Theater.

  • A community parade passes City Hall on State Street.

  • A bustling Waterfront Park during SailFest.

  • A lone tug passes Harbor Light on a foggy day on the Thames River.

  • The Reducers rock the boardwalk at Ocean Beach.


New London City Hall
181 State Street
New London, CT 06320

PHONE (860) 447-5200
HOURS Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

City Clerk

Welcome to the New London

Did you just have a baby? Are you getting married? Were you born in New London? Do you have a dog? Or are you operating a business in New London?  Let us help you! Please contact the City Clerk's office today and find out what documents you need or use the forms below to request your record. 


Listing files in 'City Clerk Documents'

Driving directions:

I-95 South take 84S exit, at the 3rd traffic light take right onto State Street. City Hall is on right as you approach traffic light.

I-95 North take exit 83 Downtown. Go straight at stop light at end of ramp. At 4th light (including exit ramp), take left onto State Street. About halfway down the street at traffic light, City Hall is on left. 


In New London, the functions of the City Clerk and Registrar of Vital Statistics are combined in one department and include:


  • Maintaining historic and current public records of the city as required by C.G.S., including land records, vital records, city council agendas, and minutes  
  • Acting as Registrar of Vital Statistics for the city and certifying and maintaining records of all births, marriages, deaths, and burials involving New London residents as well as those of non-residents occurring in New London
  • Managing elections including the conduct of referenda, primaries and elections, and the maintenance of associated records
  • Issuing marriage license (both parties must be present to obtain marriage license)
  • Maintaining and preserving the land records of New London dating back to the 1600's. Recording, processing, and indexing land records, maps and surveys.
  • Issuing dog licenses (Dog license registrations are valid from June to June)
  • Issuing a trade-name certificate for those starting a new business or changing their businesses name in the city 


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Contact Information

Address: 181 State Street 
New London, CT 06320

Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM -4:00 PM

Vault Hours: 
Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 3:50 PM

Recordings to be completed by: 3:45 PM

Info Line: (860) 447-5204 
Phone: (860) 447-5200
Fax: (860) 447-1644 

Jonathan Ayala
City Clerk

 Krystal Alexander
Asst. Registrar of Vitals
Email: kalexander@ci.new-london.ct.us

Adriana Reyes
Asst. Registrar of Vitals