Vital Records 2017-05-04T09:19:26+00:00

Jeffrey P. DePasquale Registrar
Colleen Mure Deputy Registrar
714 Ridge Rd. Rm 215 Lackawanna NY 14218
716-827-6431  Fax 716-827-6453     vitalrecords@lackny.com

The Vital Records Department Issues all Birth, Death and Marriage Licenses Birth Certificates

A certified birth certificate can only be issued to the person on the birth certificate   or  parent  of  the person  on  the birth certificate. Only by order  of a New  York State  Court may  a spouse,  child   or other person obtain the certificate. Vital Records only has birth certificates for persons born in Our Lady of Victory Hospital. To obtain a birth certificate, you need to supply your  birth name,  mother’s  maiden name, fathers name and date of birth, along with a copy of your driver’s license or two picture identifications. Cost is $10.00 per certificate. To secure a birth certificate via postal mail, the address is:

Out of State Applicants must pay in the form of money order or cashiers check. No personal out of state checks accepted. To secure a birth certificate via postal mail, the address is:

Lackawanna City Clerk
714 Ridge Road – Room 215
Lackawanna, New York 14218

Birth Certificate Form

Death Certificates

A certified death certificate can only be issued to the spouse, parent, sibling  or  child  of the  deceased,  persons  with  a New York  State Court  order  or  persons  requiring  the  record  for  a legal, medical, or one needed for official purposes by State or Federal agencies. Only persons who expired in Our Lady of Victory Hospital or at home within the city limits would have a death certificate on file. Cost is $10.00  per certificate, except for genealogy. (The cost of a UNCERTIFIED death certificate (genealogy  purposes) is $5.00.)
Out of State Applicants must pay in the form of money order or cashiers check. No personal out of state checks accepted.
Spouse or Parent must submit driver’s license – sibling or child must submit driver’s license AND certified birth certificate to obtain a death record.

To secure a death certificate via postal mail, the address is:

Lackawanna City Clerk
714 Ridge Road – Room 215
Lackawanna, New York 14218

Death Certificate Form

Marriage Certificates

Certifications of marriage can only be done if the couple originally obtained their marriage license in the City of Lackawanna. A Certified Marriage Certificate can only be issued to the person(s) on the original license. A child of the couple may apply with their Certified Birth Certificate. The cost of the marriage certificate is $10.00.  Out of State Applicants must pay in the form of money order or cashiers check. No personal out of state checks accepted.

Marriage Certificates Form

Marriage Licenses

Persons over the age of 18 may apply for a marriage license without parental  consent. The couple  must appear  in person with proper identification (birth certificate and/or original baptismal  certificate  and driver’s  license and/or passport) to apply for the marriage license. Marriage licenses must be obtained at least 24 hours before the marriage ceremony can take place per New York State Law and the license expires in 60 days. You can apply for a marriage license anywhere in New York  State  as long  as  you  are  getting married in New York State. The cost of the marriage license is $40.00. Cash or Check Only

Vital Records
714 Ridge Road – Room 215
Lackawanna, New York 14218

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