AfriGeneas States Research Forum
[NY] Where to Obtain Vital Records
Reminder: New York City is [composed of the following five boroughs/counties:
Borough of the Bronx [Bronx County]
Borough of Brooklyn [Kings County]
Borough of Manhattan [New York County]
Borough of Queens [Queens County]
Borough of Staten Island [Richmond County]
Any vital records for persons who were born, resided, or died in one of these five boroughs must be requested from the New York City Department of Health.
Vital records for all other counties in New York State must be requested from the New York State Department of Health.