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We make it easy to order official New York (NY) Vital Records online from New York City Dept. Of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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New York City Dept. Of Health and Mental Hygiene Agency Information

NEW YORK CITY VITAL RECORDS
The New York City Department of Health, Office of Vital Records (New York City Vital Records) issues certified copies of New York City birth certificates (from 1910 to present) and New York City death certificates (from 1949 to present) for events that occurred in the five boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island). For earlier records, contact the Municipal Archives at 311 or (212)NEW-YORK if outside of New York City. Their address is 31 Chambers Street, Room 103, New York, NY 10007.

New York City divorce records must be ordered through New York State Vital Records. You may order copies of New York City birth and death certificates 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.



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Available New York (NY) Vital Record Types

Birth Certificate
A certified copy of a birth certificate that can typically be used for travel, passport, proof of citizenship, social security, driver's license, school registration, personal identification and other legal purposes. Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred in New York City from 1910 to present.

First Copy: $15.00    Additional Copies: $15.00


Death Certificate
A certified copy of a death certificate that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred in New York City from 1949 to present.

First Copy: $15.00    Additional Copies: $15.00


Birth Vault Certificate
A Vault certified copy of a birth certificate can used for most all international purposes; dual citizenship, international adoptions, international marriage and generally used for travel, passport, proof of citizenship, social security, driver's license, school registration, personal identification and other legal purposes. Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred in New York City from 1910 to present.

First Copy: $15.00    Additional Copies: $15.00


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VitalChek is an official service, authorized by New York City Dept. Of Health and Mental Hygiene, to securely order certified New York (NY) vital records, like birth and death certificates. Other online services may not be authorized by New York City Dept. Of Health and Mental Hygiene, and may charge additional fees without providing approved services or guaranteeing confidentiality of your data.

As a government-approved organization for 25 years, VitalChek safely delivers millions of vital records every year and is America’s #1 resource for ordering certified vital records across the nation. VitalChek makes purchasing your family’s most important documents, such as New York vital records, simple, fast and secure:

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