Birth Certificate Verification for Military Personnel

As of January 1, 2014, military personnel can electronically request and receive verifications for New York City birth certificates.

To request verifications:

• Send an email to the Department of Health at nycdohvr@health.nyc.gov

• Include the registrant's name, date of birth, mother's first and maiden name, and father's first and last name

• Enter Military Verification in the subject line

• Submit the request from an official military email address

• Attach entitlement documentation such as proof of application, induction, or enlistment documents

Verification will be sent within 3 business days. You can email any questions to nycdohvr@health.nyc.gov .