Rensselaer County Birth Records Search (New York)

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


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City Clerk of Troy Website http://www.troyny.gov/departments/city-clerk/marriage-license/ View City Clerk of Troy's webpage, including information about obtaining a marriage license.

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

Rensselaer County Birth Certificates http://www.rensselaerny.gov/CityClerk/VitalStatistics/Birth.aspx View Rensselaer County, New York birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Rensselaer County Clerk's Office Website http://www.rensco.com/departments/county-clerk/county-clerks-office-frequently-asked-questions/ View Rensselaer County Clerk's Office FAQ's regarding services and forms.

Rensselaer County Historical Society Website http://www.rchsonline.org/library-and-research/ View Rensselaer County Historical Society genealogical information, become a member, hours and admission.

Troy City Vital Records Department Vital Records http://www.troyny.gov/departments/vital-records/ View Troy City Vital Records Department vital records webpage with contact information, office hours and links vital records services.

Find Rensselaer County Birth Records

Rensselaer County Birth Records are documents relating to an individual's birth in Rensselaer County, New York. These can include Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer County Clerk's Offices, which may be run by the New York state government or at the local Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer County birth certificates
  • What birth records are used for