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Vital Records in New York City

How to obtain vital records (birth, death, marriage) in New York City

Birth

Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $15.00

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

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. For birth records prior to 1910 and death records prior to 1949, write to:

Archives Division
Department of Records and Information Services
31 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007

Website: New York City Department of Vital Records.

There are strict identification requirements and several methods for ordering records. See information on how to obtain a birth record including applications for copies and corrections or go to death record information and applications. A 24-hour automated telephone system is also available that provides detailed information. The number is (212) 788-4520.
Death

Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $15.00

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

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. For birth records prior to 1910 and death records prior to 1949, write to:

Archives Division
Department of Records and Information Services
31 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007

Website: New York City Department of Vital Records.

There are strict identification requirements and several methods for ordering records. See information on how to obtain a birth record including applications for copies and corrections or go to death record information and applications. A 24-hour automated telephone system is also available that provides detailed information. The number is (212) 788-4520.
Marriage

Event: Marriage

Cost of copy: $10.00

Marriage Record Requests in Person

Marriage records from 1996 to present can be obtained in person from any office of the New York City Clerk. Marriage records from 1930 to 1955 can be obtained solely in the Manhattan Office. For additional information go to the Office of the City Clerk, Marriage Bureau website.

Please mail all Marriage Records Requests to the following address:

Office of the City Clerk
Municipal Building
1 Centre Street, Room 252 South
New York, New York 10007

Address:

Manhattan Borough:
City Clerk’s Office
Municipal Building
New York, NY 10007

Bronx Borough:
City Clerk’s Office
1780 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10457

Brooklyn Borough:
City Clerk’s Office
Municipal Building
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Queens Borough:
City Clerk’s Office
120-55 Queens Boulevard
Kew Gardens, NY 11424

Staten Island Borough (no longer called Richmond):
City Clerk’s Office
Staten Island Borough Hall
Staten Island, NY 10301
Divorce

Event: Divorce

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Posted by on January 30, 2010 in Vital Statistics

 

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