New York County Birth Records Search (New York)

Perform a free New York County, NY public birth records search, including birth certificates, birth indexes, birth databases, and birth dates.


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Mount Carmel Cemetery Burial Records http://www.mountcarmelcemetery.com/search.asp Search Mount Carmel Cemetery burial records database by first and last name, death date, section, block, map/path and society.

New York City Birth Records http://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/service/1209/birth-certificate View New York City birth certificates for what you need to do to obtain a copy of yours.

New York City Department of Correction Inmate Search http://a073-ils-web.nyc.gov/inmatelookup/pages/common/find.jsf Search New York City Department of Correction inmate list by first or last name or booking and case number.

New York City Health Department Birth Records http://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/services/birth-certificates.page View New York City Health Department birth certificate information, including fees, office hours, identification requirement, newborn and address.

New York City Records and Information Services Archives http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/html/home/home.shtml View New York City Records and Information Services archives, including birth, death and marriage records, by date and name.

New York City Records and Information Services Website http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/home.html View New York City Records and Information Services home page, with general information page, including links to historical records.

New York County Adoption Records https://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/adoption.htm View New York County, New York adoption information, including guidelines for requesting adoption records, adoption fees, foreign and domestic adoption.

New York County Birth Certificates https://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/birth.htm View New York County, New York birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Website http://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/index.page View New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene general information page, including vital records, flu shots and dog licenses.

New York Office of The City Clerk Marriage Applications http://www.cityclerk.nyc.gov/html/marriage/marriage_bureau.shtml View New York Office of the City Clerk marriage bureau, including marriage license application and same sex marriage information.

New York Public Library Database https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections View New York Public Library digital collections, including historical figures and New York World's Fair photos.

The Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation Archives https://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/ Search Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation passenger records using first and last names.

Find New York County Birth Records

New York County Birth Records are documents relating to an individual's birth in New York County, New York. These can include New York County birth certificates, birth indexes, and birth databases. Some states may also have paternity registries and affidavits of parentage for children born to single parents. Birth Records are kept by Vital Records Offices or the New York County Clerk's Offices, which may be run by the New York state government or at the local New York County level.

Learn about Birth Records, including:
  • Where to get free Birth Records online
  • How to access the New York birth index
  • What information is included in birth databases
  • How to get certified copies of New York County birth certificates
  • What birth records are used for