New York Vital Records





 

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How to Obtain New York Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

This page provides information on obtaining copies of New York birth certificates, New York marriage licenses, New York divorce decrees and New York death records. There are also useful links to past New York Vital Records for those of you conducting family history research. General information about US vital records can be viewed on this site's homepage


New York City Vital Records



New York City birth, marriage and death certificates may be obtained from the following government office:

Office of Vital Records
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
125 Worth Street, CN4, Rm. 133
New York, NY 10013-4090

New York City birth, marriage and death certificate order forms as well as more information are available on the following pages:

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene may be contacted by phone on (212) 788-4520 or online at http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/home.html

Remarks:
Office has birth records since 1910 and death records since 1949 for those occurring in the Boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island


 

New York State Vital Records

New York birth, marriage and death certificates may be obtained from the following government office:

Certification Unit
Vital Records Section/2nd floor
800 North Pearl Street
Menands, NY 12204

New York birth, marriage and death certificate order forms as well as more information are available on the following pages:

The New York State Department of Health may be contacted by phone on (518) 474-3075 or online at http://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/

Remarks: State office has records since 1881

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Other New York Vital Records Resources
I have included these additional sites because they may contain New York vital records (birth records, marriage records, divorce records or death records) that you might find useful if you are conducting genealogy research:

NewspaperObituaries.net - New York a directory of  thousands of obituaries with a page of obituary indexes for each New York county

World's Largest Newspaper Archive instantly search 12 million newspaper pages of birth, marriage, death and obituary announcements etc. from 1690 - today

Search Birth, Marriage, Divorce and Death Records Online - Instant Results over 2.5 Billion records

New York Birth Records free online birth indexes for New York

Search New York Marriage Records Online - a comprehensive collection of many online marriage databases for New York indexed in county order

USGenweb Archives Project - New York USGenWeb is an archive of free databases including vital and other records such as marriages, church records, wills,censuses and cemetery records.

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