Orders can be made by mail, fax, email or in person.
There is a different mailing address based on
priority of service. Standard mailing address: New
York State Department of Health Vital Records
Section Certification Unit P.O. Box 2602 Albany, NY
12220-2602. Fee $30.
Department of Health can not issue copies of
marriage certificates for those married in New York
City or in the Manhattan, Kings, Queens, Bronx, or
Staten Island boroughs. Those areas must contact New
York Marriage Bureau for certificates.
For divorce decrees you must contact the County
Clerks office. For divorce certificates dating 1963
or later you can contact the department of health -
Call for information (Monday through Friday, 7:00 am
- 5:00 pm) (800)221-9311 or write to Office of
Unclaimed Funds 110 State Street Albany, New York