Freedom of Information Law
Under the New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), public access to government records, except for those deemed as exempt from disclosure, is guaranteed. For any member of the public seeking access to records belonging to the City of Glens Falls, a FOIL request form
may be completed at the City Clerk's Office or completed and returned.
Vital Records (Birth, Death, Marriage) Request
The vital records in the State of New York are confidential and cannot be opened for public inspection. The Glens Falls City Clerk's Office provides birth, death, and marriage records for those events that occur in the City of Glens Falls only. Our records date back to the year 1888.
To download Vital Records Request form, go to "Documents" at bottom of website home page. Left-click "City Clerk.' Vital Records forms with credit card information, if paying by credit/debit card, and forms without credit card information, if paying by check or money order, are on the right hand side of page.
Request by Mail
If mailing in a request to the City Clerk's Office, please make a photocopy of proper identification to accompany your request form. All certified copies are $10 each. Please make check or money order payable to Glens Falls City Clerk
42 Ridge St,
Glens Falls, NY 12801
If you are not finding the form you are looking for, please call the City Clerk's Office at (518) 761-3800, Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm