Albany County Vital Records (New York)

Search Albany County, NY vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Albany County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Albany County, NY. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Albany County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Albany County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Albany County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Albany County Clerk Albany NY 112 State Street 12207 518-447-7168

Albany Presbytery Clerk Watervliet NY 601 5th Avenue 12189 518-273-3390

Berne Town Clerk Berne NY 1656 Helderberg Trl 12023 518-872-1448

Cohoes City Clerk Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street 12047 518-233-2140

Colonie Town Clerk Latham NY 534 New Loudon Road 12110 518-783-2734

Guilderland Town Clerk Altamont NY 5209 Western Avenue 12009 518-356-1980

New Scotland Town Clerk Slingerlands NY 2029 New Scotland Road 12159 518-439-4865

Ravena City Clerk Ravena NY 15 Russell Avenue 12143 518-756-2100

Watervliet Clerk Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3810


Albany County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Albany County, NY. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Albany County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Albany County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Albany County Department Of Health Albany NY 175 Green Street 12202 518-447-4580

Albany County Health Department Albany NY 260 South Pearl Street 12202 518-447-4555

Albany Health Department Albany NY 5 Empire State Plz 12223 518-474-2011

New York State Department Of Health Albany NY 100 South Mall Arterial 12210 518-474-2011

New York State Health Department Delmar NY 161 Delaware Avenue 12054 518-478-1000

New York State Health Department Albany NY 150 Broad Street 12202 518-402-7090


Albany County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Albany County, NY. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Albany County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Albany County Medical Examiner & Coroner Albany NY 112 State Street 12207 518-445-7604


Albany County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Albany County, NY. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Albany County vital records. You can find Albany County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Albany City Hall Albany NY 24 Eagle Street 12207 518-434-5284

Cohoes City Hall Cohoes NY 97 Mohawk Street 12047 518-233-2119

Colonie Town Hall Albany NY 629 Albany Shaker Road 12211 518-810-0312

Colonie Town Hall Latham NY 347 Old Niskayuna Road 12110 518-783-2867

Guilderland Town Hall Altamont NY 5209 Western Turnpike 12009 518-356-1501

Knox Town Hall Altamont NY 2192 Berne Altamont Rd 12009 518-872-2551

Rensselaerville Town Hall Medusa NY 87 Barger Road 12120 518-797-3798

Watervliet City Hall Watervliet NY 2 15th Street 12189 518-270-3800