Acceptable Identification

Identification (when necessary) must be provided to Vital Statistics before we can process your request.  Failure to include necessary identification will result in the rejection of your request.      

Submit Copies of Identification (A) or (B)
  1. One (1) of the following forms of valid photo-ID:
    • Driver license
    • State issued non-driver photo-ID card
    • Passport
    • U.S. Military issued photo-ID
  2. Two (2) of the following showing the applicant's name and address:
    • Utility or Telephone Bills
    • Letter from a Government Agency dated within the last six (6) months

Vital Statistics Mailing Address:

            City of Albany
            Registrar, Vital Statistics
             24 Eagle Street, Room 254M
            Albany, NY 12207

Phone Requests / Questions: (518) 434-5045
Fax:  (518) 434-5975

            Birth Record Request Form
            Death Record Request Form
            Genealogical Service Request Form