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Vital Records

The Tompkins County Health Department, Vital Records Division:

  • Registers all births and deaths which take place in Tompkins County
  • Issues copies and corrections.
  • Genealogy searches are available upon request.

How to obtain certified copies of:

FEE for Birth and Death certificates:

  • Original per individual, per order: $30
  • Duplicates, same individual, same order: $15 each
  • Acceptable methods of payment: Check/Money Order payable to TCHD or Cash (No debit or credit cards accepted at this time)

Call (607) 274-6642 for more information.