New York Death Certificate Instructions

Death Certificate Instructions

For deaths in New York City (in any of the five boroughs: Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Staten Island and Manhattan), you can order a death certificate by mail through the New York City Health Office of Vital Records or online through VitalChek, an online service provider company verified and accepted by the state. For deaths anywhere in New York state outside of New York City, you can order a death certificate by mail through the state vital records certification unit or online through VitalChek, an online service provider company verified and accepted by the state.