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Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $15.00

Address:
Division of Vital Records
New York City Department of Health
125 Worth Street, Box 4
New York, NY 10013

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.


Event: Marriage

Cost of copy: $10.00

Address:
Bronx Borough:
[>]City Clerk's Office
[>]1780 Grand Concourse
[>]Bronx, NY 10457

Brooklyn Borough:
[>]City Clerk's Office
[>]Municipal Building
[>]Brooklyn, NY 11201

Manhattan Borough:
[>]City Clerk's Office
[>]Municipal Building
[>]New York, NY 10007

Queens Borough:
[>]City Clerk's Office
[>]120-55 Queens Boulevard
[>]Kew Gardens, NY 11424

Staten Island Borough (no longer called Richmond):
[>]City Clerk's Office
[>]Staten Island Borough Hall
[>]Staten Island, NY 10301

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.


Event: Divorce

Remarks: See New York State

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