Please contact the Registrar's Office with any inquiries as they pertain to an application to correct a birth or death record.
Refer to the linked document below for answers to basic questions about the birth certificate correction process,
including which form to submit, required supporting documentary evidence for the requested change, how to submit a
correction, and other frequently asked questions.
NOTE: If your child is under 12 months of age, and the hospital where your child was born made a mistake on the birth certificate, you should contact the hospital.
* Please note: Submit All gender amendment documentation to New York State Department of Health, Vital Records Correction Unit, P.O. Box 2602, Albany, NY 12220 Tel: 1-855-322-1022 Email: VR@health.ny.gov
There are many reasons to request a correction or amendment to a death certificate from a simple typographical error to changing confidential medical information. Completing the application and supplying the correct supporting documents are critical steps to ensure that the correction or amendment is done in a timely manner.
Refer to the linked document below for answers to basic questions about the death certificate correction process, including timelines and who can submit on your behalf, which form to submit, required supporting documentary evidence for the requested change, how to submit a correction, and other frequently asked questions.