New York City
Event: Birth or death
Cost of copy: $15.00
Remarks: Office has birth records since 1910 and death records since 1949 for those occurring in the Boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island. For birth records prior to 1910 and death records prior to 1949, write to Archives Division, Department of Records and Information Services, 31 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007.
Check or money order should be made payable to New York City Department of Health. A 24-hour automated telephone system is available that provides detailed information. The telephone numbers is (212) 788-4520. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the internet at New York City Department of Health.
Cost of copy: $10.00
Staten Island Borough
(no longer called Richmond):
Remarks: Records from 1847 to 1865. Archives Division, Department of Records and Information Services, 31 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007, except Brooklyn records for this period, which are filed with County Clerk's Office, Kings County, Supreme Court Building, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Additional copies of same record ordered at same time are $5.00 each. Records from 1866 to 1907. City Clerk's Office in borough where marriage was performed. Records from 1908 to May 12, 1943. New York City residents write to City Clerk's Office in the borough of bride's residence; nonresidents write to City Clerk's Office in borough where license was obtained. Records since May 13, 1943. City Clerk's Office in borough where license was issued.
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