Birth Certificate

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:

A. One (1) of the following forms of valid photo-ID:
Driver license
State issued non-driver photo-ID card
U.S. Military issued photo-ID

B. 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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