Birth Certificates

Birth Certificates

Applications can be processed in Person or by Mail

Requests Made in Person

  • Must have proper ID
  • Cost $10.00 per Certified Birth Certificate with raised seal
  • Method of payment (cash or credit card)

Requests by Mail

  • Download and print Form Birth Certificate Application (pdf format)
  • Photo Copy of proper ID
  • Cost $10.00 per Certified Birth Certificate with raised seal
  • Method of Payment (Money Order drafted payable “City Clerk”)
  • Enclosed a self addressed stamped envelope

Who is eligible to obtain a birth certificate copy?

  • The person named on the birth certificate
  • A parent of the person named on the birth certificate (requesting parent’s name must be on birth certificate)
  • Only by order of a New York State Court may a spouse, child or other persons obtain a copy of a birth certificate

Identification Requirements:

Application must be submitted with copies of either A or B

  1. One (1) of the following forms of valid photo-ID
    • Driver license
    • Non-driver ID
    • Passport
    • Employment ID
  2. Two (2) of the following showing the applicant’s name and address
    • Utility or telephone bills
    • Letter from a government agency dated within the last six (6) months
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