Please contact the Registrar's Office with any inquiries as they pertain to an application to correct a birth or death record.
Birth Certificate Corrections
Refer to the linked document below for answers to basic questions about the birth certificate correction process, including which form to submit, required supporting documentary evidence for the requested change, how to submit a correction and other frequently asked questions.
Note: If your child is under 12 months of age, and the hospital where your child was born made a mistake on the birth certificate, you should contact the hospital.
Gender Amendment Documentation
Submit All gender amendment documentation to: New York State Department of Health Vital Records Correction Unit P.O. Box 2602 Albany, NY 12220