How can I get a copy of my NY birth certificate?

How can I get a copy of my NY birth certificate?

Please call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK ( if you are calling from outside NYC. You can also email the Office of Vital Records Services at

How long does it take to receive a birth certificate?

Processing timesStandard birth certificateStandard servicePriority serviceOnline applicationup to 2 weeksup to 1 weekSubmitted by postup to 4 weeksup to 2 weeksRegistry agent (Service NSW)up to 2 weeksup to 2 weeks

How long does it take to get a death certificate in New York State?

3-4 weeks

What is a birth vault certificate?

Long form birth certificates, also known as certified photocopies, or vault copies, are exact photocopies of the original birth record that was prepared by the hospital or attending physician at the time of the child’s birth.

Why isn’t my birth time on my birth certificate?

If you don’t have it, you could try the hospital where you were born. If they do not have a copy, then you can contact the county, and then the state you were born in. If the time of birth was not noted on your birth certificate, there is virtually no chance of finding it. Ask you parents or others who were present.

What’s the difference between a birth certificate and a certificate of live birth?

The certificate of live birth simply verifies that you are medically alive, whereas the birth certificate verifies who you are, who your parents are, where you were born, and your date of birth. Without your birth certificate, you cannot prove who you are.

What does authenticating your birth certificate do?

With a Certificate of Authentication your official documents will be recognized outside of Alberta. An official of the Deputy Provincial Secretary’s Office signs the certificate authenticating the appointment, the signature and the seal of the Notary Public.

How can you tell if a birth certificate is real?

Verifying authenticity of Birth certificates.First BBMP. Kindly follow the link here Enter the Birth Registration number of the certificate we want to verify.Full details of child and parents appear as shown on certificate. We can print certificate online itself.

Where can I get my documents authenticated?

Documents issued by federal courts: Once you have completed the state level authentication, you must get your document authenticated by the U.S. Department of State Authentications Office. There is a fee of $8.00 for each authentication.

Can I notarize something in a different language?

Yes, you may notarize a document in a foreign language. However, the Notary certificate on the document must be in English.

What is the difference between notarised and Apostilled?

Legalisation of a document is the issue of an apostille so that the document may be used in an official capacity in another country. Notarisation refers to a Notary Public signing a document. A Notary is a solicitor that has taken a further qualifications. When they sign a document it is then deemed to be ‘notarised’.

Does Canada accept apostille documents?

Canada is not a signatory to the Hague Apostille Convention, and therefore does not issue apostilles. The 115 countries that have signed this convention do issue apostilles. The Canadian version of the apostille process is called document authentication and legalization.