The NYC Office of Vital Records database is not accessible to other government agencies. New York City and State agency personnel can request verifications electronically.
- Send an email to the Department of Health at firstname.lastname@example.org/li>
- Include the decedent's name and Social Security number, date of death, mother's first and maiden name, and father's first and last name
- Enter NYC or NYS verification in the subject line
- Submit the request from an official email address
Verification should be received within 5 business days. You can email any questions to email@example.com.