Military personnel can electronically request and receive verifications for New York City birth certificates.
To request verifications, send an email to the Department of Health at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- In the subject line, enter "Military Verification".
- Include the registrant's name, date of birth, mother's first and maiden name, and father's first and last name.
- Attach entitlement documentation, such as proof of application, induction, or enlistment documents.
- Submit the request from an official military email address.
You will receive the verification within 3 business days. You can email any questions to email@example.com.