I Want a Copy-New York (except NYC)

(except New York City)


Event
Cost of Copy
Address
Remarks
Information checked and updated 1 July 2012
Birth
$30.00
Certification Unit
Vital Records Section, 2nd Floor
800 North Pearl Street
Menands, NY 12204
State office has records since 1880. For records before 1914 in Albany, Buffalo, and Yonkers, or before 1880 in any other city, write to Registrar of Vital Statistics in city where event occurred. For the rest of the State, except New York City, write to State office.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to New York State Department of Health. Payment of mail order copies submitted from foreign countries must be made by a check drawn on a United States bank or by an international money order. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (518) 474-3075. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the New York State Department of Health website.

For all types of State and local issued copies, the applicant is required to provide government issued photo identification.

Death
$30.00
Same as Birth
State office has records since 1881. For records before 1914 in Albany, Buffalo, and Yonkers, or before 1880 in any other city, write to Registrar of Vital Statistics in city where event occurred. For the rest of the State, except New York City, write to State office.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to New York State Department of Health. Payment of mail order copies submitted from foreign countries must be made by a check drawn on a United States bank or by an international money order. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (518) 474-3075. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the New York State Department of Health website.

For all types of State and local issued copies, the applicant is required to provide government issued photo identification.

Marriage (State)
$30.00
Same as Birth
Records since 1916.
Marriage (City)
$5.00
See Remarks
For records from 1880 to 1907 and licenses issued in the cities of Albany, Buffalo, or Yonkers, apply to Albany: City Clerk, City Hall, Albany, NY 12207; Buffalo: City Clerk, City Hall, Buffalo0, NY 14202; Yonkers: Registrar of Vital Statistics, Health Center Building, Yonkers, NY 10701

Divorce (State)
$30.00
Same as Birth
Records since 1963
Divorce (City)
$5.00
See Remarks
County Clerk in county where divorce was granted.