The Glens Falls City Clerk's Office has records of those born in the City dating back to 1888. The City Clerk's Office has birth records only for those persons born in Glens Falls. A certified copy or transcript of birth may be issued to the person named on the birth certificate, if 18 years of age or older; the parents of the person named on the birth certificate; to the lawful representative of the person named or the parents of the person named or to a person with a New York State Court Order.
To obtain a certified copy of your birth an applicant must provide the name, date of birth, place of birth, fathers first and last names and mother's first and maiden names of the person named on the birth certificate.
In order to obtain a copy, the applicant must show proper identification. A driver's license, state issued non- drivers license identification card, military identification card, passport, naturalization papers, employers photo identification card or two current utility bills issued immediately preceding the application and showing the applicant's name and address are acceptable forms of identification.
The fee for a Certified Copy of birth is $10.00 per copy, specified by Public Health Law 4173(3).