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Birth Certificates
How to Obtain a Copy of Your Birth Certificate
If a birth occurred within the Town of Smithtown, a certified copy may be obtained from the Registrar located in the Town Clerk's Office.

A certified copy of a birth certificate may be issued only:
  • To the person named on the birth certificate, if 18 years of age or older
  • To the parents of the person named on the birth certificate
  • To the lawful representative of the person named or the parents of the person named on the birth certificate
  • To a municipal, state or federal agency when needed for official purpose
  • To a person with a New York State Court Order

Required Identification

  • Driver’s License
  • Employer’s ID
  • Military ID
  • Naturalization Papers
  • Non-Driver’s ID
  • Passport
  • Police Report of Lost or Stolen ID

If the applicant's last name on the identification differs from the information on the certificate, a copy of the applicant's birth certificate, marriage license or proof of a legal name change must be provided.

Note: Failure to include the required identification and/or documentation will result in rejection of your application.

A request can be made in person or to request by mail, fill out the application form, enclose a copy of one of the acceptable forms of ID listed above along with a money order made payable to the Town of Smithtown.

Fee - $10 per transcript

Note: Personal checks are not accepted. We accept cash, credit and debit at the counter. An additional convenience fee will be applied to all credit / debit transactions.

Need It Faster
The Town of Smithtown Vital Records does not accept online orders; however, for your convenience, you can process an online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached either through its website, vitalcheck.com, or by phone at 1-800-255-2414. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®. 

Office Hours - M-F 9am-5pm
July-August - M-F 9am-4pm

Vincent Puleo

Town Clerk / Registrar
Email the Town Clerk

Susan DeHaven
Deputy Town Clerk I
Deputy Registrar

Regina Burke
Deputy Town Clerk II

99 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 646
Smithtown, NY 11787-0646

Ph: (631) 360-7620
Fax: (631) 360-7692