Please call 311 or 212 NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) if you are calling from outside NYC. For info on Dept. of Records services, go to 311 Online.
If you are not sure who will be able to address your concern, please email the Commissioner; we will make sure your concern is properly directed:
For questions about genealogical research:
For general research questions:
All Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests to DORIS should be submitted via NYC OpenRECORDS.
Department of Records and Information Services
31 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007
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The Municipal Library and Archives’ public reading rooms will re-open to the public (by appointment only) on July 12, 2021, with appropriate health and safety protocols in place.
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