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Genealogical Services

Print, fill out and bring into the Vital Records Office on the first floor at City Hall.


Vital record copies cannot be provided for commercial purposes.

1. Fee - (available in office) includes search and uncertified copy or notification of no record.  1-3 year search - $22.00 MONEY ORDER ONLY. . Make MONEY ORDER PAYABLE TO  City of Utica Vital Records

2. Original records of births and marriages for the entire state begin with 1881, deaths begin with 1880, EXCEPT for records filed in Albany, Buffalo, and Yonkers prior to 1914.  Applications for these cities should be made directly to the local office.

3. The New York State Department of Health does not have New York City records except for births occurring in Queens and Richmond counties for the years 1881 through 1897.

4.  Must send copy of picture ID with request.

To insure a complete search, provide as much information as possible.  Please complete for type of record requested--birth, death or marriage.


NAME AT BIRTH: ____________________________________

DATE OF BIRTH: ____________________________________

PLACE OF BIRTH: ____________________________________

FATHER'S NAME: ____________________________________

MOTHER'S NAME: ____________________________________


NAME OF BRIDE: _____________________________________

NAME OF GROOM: ____________________________________

DATE OF MARRIAGE: __________________________________




NAME AT DEATH: _______________________________________

DATE OF DEATH: _________________ AGE AT DEATH: ________

PLACE OF DEATH: _______________________________________

NAMES OF PARENTS: ____________________________________

NAME OF SPOUSE: ______________________________________


For what purpose is information required? ______________________________________________________

What is your relationship to person whose record is requested? ______________________________________________________

In what capacity are you acting? ______________________________________________________

Signature of applicant: __________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________

Date: ________________________________________________


Send Record to: (please print)

Name: _______________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________

City; __________________ State: ____________Zip: ________

If requesting birth and marriage records, please sign the following statement:

To the best of my knowledge, the person(s) named in the application is/are deceased.



Signature of applicant


Return completed and $22 Money Order for with proper ID to:

City of Utica

Vital Records

1 Kennedy Plaza

Utica, NY 13502


New York State Department of Health

Vital Records Section, Genealogy Unit

PO Box 2602

Albany, NY 12220-2602