WATERTOWN CITY CLERK
The Watertown City Clerk (Watertown Vital Records) issues certified copies of Watertown birth certificates and Watertown death certificates for events that occurred in the City of Watertown. The City Clerk issues Watertown marriage certificates to individuals who purchased the marriage license in the City of Watertown. You may order copies of Watertown vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.
NOTICE: Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.
WATERTOWN BIRTH CERTIFICATES
Watertown City Clerk issues only certified copies of Watertown birth certificates, which are typically acceptable for passport, social security, employment and personal identification purposes.
Who Can Order?Power of Attorney(less than 1 year old)Custody Papers(less than 1 year old)Guardianship Papers(less than 1 year old)Official letter from attorney, on letterhead, providing an explanation as to why the document is pertinent to their needs, along with a copy of the attorney's bar card. You will also need to include a notarized statement of release from the client (certificate holder).
Government offices (Social Security Admin., Dept. of Human Services, etc.)must submit request in writing directly to New York State Vital Records.
You may order copies of Watertown birth certificates for yourself or for a child, as long as your name appears on the certificate.
*If your name does not appear on the Watertown birth certificates being ordered, upon completion of your order, please scan and upload a copy of your government issued photo I.D. and proof of entitlement to your order. See below for acceptable forms of documentation:
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