The Municipal Archives maintains historical birth, death and marriage records for the five boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Staten Island).
The collection includes:
Copies of vital records can be ordered here.
Online indexes of our vital records holdings can be searched, for free, courtesy of local genealogy groups, such as www.germangenealogygroup.com or www.italiangen.org.
The Department of Records and Information Services has been digitizing our vital records and we are working to make them available online by 2020.