Overview A copy of a completed Paternity Affidavit may be obtained in person at the City Clerk's office or by mail. Only the birth mother and/or birth father or a governmental agency can obtain a copy of the completed Paternity Affidavit.
Applying In Person The applicant must complete the Paternity Affidavit Request Application in the office and bring a current official photo identification: • U.S. Driver's License • Non-driver's photo ID card (issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles) • Passport
Applying By Mail The request may be made by completing the Paternity Affidavit Request Application and sending the following: • A legible current copy of the parent(s) photo ID 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 a copy of the parent(s) current photo ID listed above 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 signature must be notarized
Mail your request and the appropriate fee to: New Rochelle City Hall City Clerk's Office 515 North Avenue New Rochelle, NY 10801