Birth Certificate Requests


 A birth certificate may be obtained in person at the City Clerk's office or by mail. Only the person if 18 years or older named on the birth certificate, the mother and/or father listed on the birth certificate or a person with a certified New York State Court order may obtain the birth certificate.

Applying In Person

The applicant must complete a Birth Certificate Application and bring current official photo identification:
    •U.S. Driver's License
    •Non-driver's photo ID card (issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles)

 Applying By Mail

The request may be made completing the Birth Certificate Application and sending the following:
   • A legible current copy of any of the photo IDs listed above
   • Your signature must be notarized on the application
   • A self-addressed, stamped envelope
The request may also be made on personal stationery with the above listed ID and a self addressed stamped envelope.  On your letter you must include the following:
   •Name of person on the birth certificate
   •Date of birth
   •Mother's name (Maiden Name)
   •Father's name
   •Your notarized signature

 Mail your request and the appropriate fee to:

     New Rochelle City Hall
     City Clerk's Office
     515 North Avenue
     New Rochelle, NY 10801


$10 per copy
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