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 DEATH CERTIFICATES
Watertown City Clerk issues certified copies of Watertown death certificates of individuals who died within city of Watertown, which can typically be used to obtain death benefits, to claim insurance proceeds and for other legal purposes.
Who Can Order?Letter of Testamentary - issued by a probate court or an office of the court informing an executor of a will of his/her appointment and empowering the executor to discharge the appointed responsibilities.
Court Order - must verify the requested death record is required from the applicant in order to process a claim.
Official Letter (from a bank, insurance company, etc.) - must verify the requested death record is required from the applicant in order to process a claim.
Watertown death certificates are only issued to the spouse, parent, adult child, and sibling of the decedent.
*If you are not the spouse, parent, adult child, sibling of the decedent, you must submit documentation proving lawful right. (Government agencies must submit vital record requests in writing directly to New York Vital Records.) Also, adult child and sibling may be asked to provide additional linkage documentation.
Acceptable documentation is as follows:
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