The Office of the Registrar is responsible for maintaining vital records pertaining to births and deaths occurring in the City of Mount Vernon.

Available Records

Birth records are maintained from 1886 to the present and death records are maintained from 1885 to the present.

Request for Records

Individuals needing certified copies of these records for such diverse purposes as passports, school entrance, proof of citizenship for job applications, license applications, organized sports, insurance or governmental benefits, can obtain certificates. Requests can be made in person or by mail. All requests must be accompanied with proper identification and applicable fees.

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FAQ: Birth & Death Certificates