Licenses Not Issued by Us

License Resource List

The Cambridge License Commission receives many calls for licenses that are issued by other city agencies or state agencies. Here is a list of the most frequent requests; for a comprehensive list please see the state Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation web site.

License Type

Contact

Information and Application

Architects

Board of Registration of Architects

Information/Application
617-727-3229

Birth Certificate

Cambridge City Clerk’s Office

Click here to order a 
certified copy online.

Cigarette Sellers License

Department of Revenue

MA Tobacco-Related 
Forms and Publications

Cosmetology and Barbering

Division of Professional Licensure

Information/Application
617-727-9940

Death Certificates

Cambridge City Clerk’s Office

Click here to order a 
certified copy online.

Driver's License - Auto

Registry of Motor Vehicles  

Information/Application

Employment Agencies

Department of Labor Standards

617.626-6975

Finance, Insurance, 
Real Estate

Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

Information/Application

Fishing, Hunting, and 
Trapping License

Department of Fish and Game

Information/Application

Marriage Licenses

Cambridge City Clerk’s Office

To apply for a marriage license, you must come into the City Clerk's office with your intended spouse.

Nursing License

Department of Public Health

Information/Application

Social Workers

Division of Professional Licensure

Information/Application


Department Information

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Chairperson

Nicole Murati Ferrer, Esq.