Death Certificates in New York City
Death certificates need to be ordered directly from the New York City Department of Health if the person died within the City of New York (Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, or Staten Island).
This could be done by mail by filling out this form, online at the Department of Health, or in-person by visiting 125 Worth Street, New York, New York. The City of New York charges $15 per certified copy.
They require proper identification.
Death Certificates Outside of New York City
If the person died anywhere else in the State of New York the death certificate would need to be ordered directly from the municipality that the death occurred. This could be done by mail by filling out this form or by visiting the registrar’s office in the municipality. If you opt for this option the municipality will charge $10 per certified copy.
If you aren’t sure of which municipality the death occurred you could visit the New York State Department of Health to order the certified copies. If you opt for this option the State of New York will charge $30 per certified copy.
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