Get a Copy of a Birth Certificate

New York State Department of Health can provide copies of birth certificates for individuals born outside of New York City’s five boroughs.
Average Time of Transaction 5 - 10 Minutes
TOP Get a Copy of a Birth Certificate
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Who is eligible to obtain a birth certificate copy?

  • The person named on the birth certificate
  • A parent of the person named on the birth certificate whose name appears on the birth certificate
  • A spouse, child or other person who has an order from a New York State Court to obtain a copy of a birth certificate 

*For births in the five boroughs of New York City, contact the .

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Download the mail-in application to obtain a copy of a birth certificate.

How To
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Refer to this step by step process to order a birth certificate:

  1. Gather the necessary identifying  information (See list below)
  2. online, by telephone or by mail
  3. Pay the required fees with credit card (internet only), check drawn from a U.S. bank or with a money order - DO NOT send cash.
  1. Submit the application

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Applications must be submitted with either:

  • A driver’s license
  • A state-issued non-driver photo ID card
  • Passport
  • U.S. military-issued photo ID

Tường thuật trực tiếp xổ số miền bắcOr applications may be submitted with TWO of the following:

  • Utility or telephone bills
  • Letter from a government agency dated within the last six months

What if I’m making a request from a foreign country?

Tường thuật trực tiếp xổ số miền bắcIf the country you are in requires a U.S. Passport for travel, you must also provide a copy of your passport with your application along with the other identification documents.

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Fees
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ORDER TYPEFEES (per copy)
Online or Phone Orders$45 + $8 vendor processing fee per transaction (not per copy)
Walk-in Orders$45
Mail Orders$30
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By Telephone:

Call VitalChek Toll Free at 1-877-854-4481
The Service is Available in English and Spanish
Call 24 hours a day, seven days a week

By Mail:

Send requests for regular handling to the following address:

New York State Department of Health
Vital Records Certification Unit
P.O. Box 2602
Albany, NY 12220-2602

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Tường thuật trực tiếp xổ số miền bắcCall us Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM

855-322-1022

New York State Department of Health Bureau of Vital Records PO Box 2602 Albany, New York 12220-2602