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Processing Time Information

Important: If you submitted your application more than 30 days before the processing timeframe included below, call 311 for assistance. This information does not include the amount of time it takes for you to receive the certificate by mail. You should allow a week for certificates shipped by regular mail.

This turnaround time information was updated on: 
July 21, 2014
Service RequestedHow order was submittedProcessing applications received on:
Certified copy of NYC birth & death certificates1 Internet July 17, 2014
Mail July 17, 2014
Correction to NYC birth & death certificates Mail & Walk-in 3 weeks from receipt
Electronic (via hospital and funeral director) 1 week from receipt

1 Please allow an additional ten (10) business days for vault copies of NYC birth certificates, all copies

of NYC death certificates, and any other record that requires searching.

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