Authorized medical facilities can order vital event registration forms:

  • Mother/Parent Worksheet (VR 203), available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Creole, and Korean
  • Facility Worksheet for Newborn Registration (VR 204)
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Birth Certificates (VR 212)
  • Spontaneous Termination of Pregnancy Transmittal Sheets (VR 143)
  • Induced Termination of Pregnancy Certificates (VR 18)

The Health Department will validate your order before completing it. Your order will be completed only if you are authorized to request the form.

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) to request a copy.


If you requested a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene publication over 2 weeks ago and have not received it, you can check the status. If you ordered it more recently, allow time for delivery and call back after 2 weeks if you still haven't received it.

Cancel Order

If your order has been placed, it likely already shipped. You can return unwanted copies at no cost to you by writing "Return to Sender" on the package and putting it in the mail.

Out of Stock

If the publication you are looking for is currently out of stock, you can get assistance by phone.

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for assistance.

Update Order

  • To order additional items, you must place another order.
  • You can email requests to
    • To update a current order, be sure to include tracking order number
    • To update address, email, and organizational information

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