The Department of Records and Information Services is located in the Surrogate's Court Building at 31 Chambers Street in the Civic Center area of lower Manhattan. The building is located on the northwest corner of Centre and Chambers Streets. All visitors to 31 Chambers Street must present photo ID and pass through security magnetometers.
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Monday through Thursday 9 AM to 4:30 PM
Friday 9 AM to 1 PM
Patrons are advised to take public transportation as there is virtually no on-street parking in the vicinity.
The Brooklyn Bridge station on the 4, 5, 6, and the J and Z subway lines are one block from 31 Chambers Street.
The City Hall Station on the N and R subway lines, and the Chambers Street Station on the A, C, E, 1, 2 and 3 subway lines all are within a short distance.
When a holiday falls on a Saturday, it shall be observed on the preceding Friday. When a holiday falls on a Sunday, it shall be observed on the following Monday.
Tuesday, January 1 – New Year’s Day
Monday, January 21 – Martin Luther King
Monday, February 18 – President’s Day
Monday, May 27 – Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4 – Independence Day
Monday, September 2 – Labor Day
Monday, October 14 – Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 5 – Election Day
Monday, November 11 – Veteran’s Day (Observed)
Thursday, November 28 – Thanksgiving Day
Wednesday, December 25 – Christmas Day