How do I get an original birth certificate from New York?

Answer New York State RecordsTo obtain an original birth certificate in New York dating back to 1881, contact the Certification Unit at Vital Records Section/2nd Floor, 800 North Pearl St., Menands, NY 12... Read More »

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How to Get an Original Copy of a Birth Certificate in New York?

To obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate in New York state, you must be the person named on the certificate, a parent named on the birth certificate or have an order from a New York state ... Read More »

Can the Birth Certificate of an Adopted Child be changed legally from the original Birth Date?

While it is possible to change a child's birth date, it requires proof of some kind. Frequently this happens with kids adopted from overseas, whose actual birth dates are not known. A "best guess" ... Read More »

How to Get Your Original Birth Certificate?

A Birth Certificate represents you. Your Certificate contains "Confidential" information that is extremely valuable. It shows where you were born, full name, D.O.B, address, file number and other v... Read More »

How to Get an Original Birth Certificate Sent?

Sometimes things come up that require you to have your birth certificate. This means waiting in lines and, in some cases, going to your home state. This takes lots of time and planning, but luckily... Read More »