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New York City

 

Birth

 

Event: Birth

Cost of copy: $15.00

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

Remarks: The Office of Vital Records issues birth certificates for individuals who were born in one of the five boroughs of New York City (Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, or Staten Island) since 1910. The easiest and fastest way to order a birth certificate is on line at our website.(these orders are processed within 24 hours). For birth records issued prior to 1910, please click here. If you would like to mail an application to the NYC Health Department, please be aware that applications must be notarized and processing time is at least 30 days.

For additional information on correcting and ordering birth certificates, please visit www.nyc.gov/vitalrecords or call 311 (212-639-9675 outside New York City).

Death

 

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $15.00

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

Remarks: The Office of Vital Records issues death certificates for individuals who died in one of the five boroughs of New York City (Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, or Staten Island) since 1949. The easiest and fastest way for family members to order a death certificates is online at our website. (these orders are processed within 24 hours). For death records issued prior to 1949, please click here. An application to send for a death certificate is available at the website.

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

Remarks: Go to the New York State page on this website.

 

 
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