A certified copy of a birth certificate may be issued only to:
The person named on the birth certificate, if 18 years of age or older
The parents of the person named on the birth certificate
The lawful representative of the person named or the parents of the person named on the birth certificate
A municipal, state or federal agency when needed for official purpose
A person with a New York State Court Order
Police Report of Lost or Stolen ID
If the applicant's last name on the identification differs from the information on the certificate, a copy of a marriage license or proof of a legal name change must be provided.
Note: Failure to include the required identification and necessary documentation will result in rejection of your application.
A request can be made in person or to request by mail, fill out the application form, enclose a copy of one of the acceptable forms of identification and necessary documentation along with a money order made payable to the Town of Smithtown.
Fee - $10 per transcript
Note: Personal checks are not accepted. We accept cash, credit and debit at the counter. An additional convenience fee will be applied to all credit / debit transactions.
Need It Faster
The Town of Smithtown offers the convenience of ordering your record online. You may submit your request through the VitalChek Network at VitalChek.com. An additional fee will be charged by VitalChek for this service. All major credit cards are accepted.