Vital Record Information
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The State of New York can not issue copies of birth certificates of New York City. If the person was born in one of the five (5) boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, Kings, Queens, Bronx and Staten Island) please select "City". If the person was born in any other place in New York State, excluding the mentioned boroughs just complete the form below.
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Ex: 1992 - 1994

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Certificates required

A certified copy is a copy of a primary document, that has on it an endorsement or certificate marking that it is a true copy of the primary document. It does not certify that the primary document is genuine. It is only a true copy of the primary document. A certified copy may be required for official government or court purposes and for commercial purposes.

A non-certified copy is a plain paper copy of a birth record. Non-certified copies are for informational use only and cannot be used for legal purposes.

This service depends on the Vital Records Office, as this will apply to faster process times and/or faster delivery methods. If expedited process is available through the Vital Records Office, would you like to add this service? (Fee: depending on Vital Records Office).

For requests of additional legalized copies there is no Rush Service available. Rush Service only for 1 legalized copy.

Delivery information
Physical address required, as many Vital Records Offices will only mail to the address on the valid ID and some mail couriers do not ship to PO Boxes. Also, we do not ship outside the US. We can send the documents to an address in the US and then you can have someone mail the document to you, however, we are not able to do so.

For security reasons, the email address you provide will be used along with the Order Number to access your account in our webpage. Please verify the email address is correct before submitting the order. You will be given an Order Number after submitting the order.
If needed for legal purposes in another country, you will need an Apostille or a Certificate of Authentication. We can help! After you receive your certificate, please contact us via your My Order portal and we will inform you of the simple steps and cost necessary to proceed with legalizing your document.

Click here for more information about legalizations.

Legalizations are for legal-use in a FOREIGN country, please select the correct country you need the legalization service for
Terms and Conditions with privacy/disclaimer

The following Terms and Conditions (“T&C”) shall constitute the acceptance of agreement (“Agreement”) between you and us (Zertifica USA LLC - Vital Records Now - “VRN”). These apply to our website (“VRN Web”) and constitute a license for you to use and communicate with us in reference to your order. Please read them carefully before using our website and contarcting our services. Your agreement to these T&C also includes your agreement to the terms of our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by reference into these T&C and is therefore an integral part of these Agreement.

Acceptance of These T&C

By accessing or using the VRN Web, the user accepts the General Conditions and Specific Rules of Use, which can be modified or replaced by the company at any moment and without previous warning. These T&C shall constitute the acceptance of the agreement. If you disagree with any part of the terms, then you do not have permission to access the Site.


When you use our online services, you will be asked to supply VRN with important information relevant to your order. VRN will require, without limitation, your credit card number, the expiration date of your credit card, your billing address, mailing address and other shipping information.

You hereby represent and warrant to VRN that you have the legal right to use the credit card charged for your order and that the information supplied to VRN is true, correct and complete. You further agree that by submitting such information, VRN has the right to provide the information to our payment provider in order to help us facilitate the completion of your order.

The VRN Web may employ the use of third party services for the purpose of facilitating payment and the completion of Purchases. By submitting your information, you grant us the right to provide your information to these third parties, an action which is subject to our Privacy Policy.

Intellectual Property

The VRN Web and its original content, features, and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of Zertifica USA LLC.

Our Services

Our service consists of sending you the completed Government application form with the data you provided when you placed the order. Also we provide you with your customized instructions so that you can obtain the certificate you need as fast as is possible. Remember to see the Vital Records Office processing times. 

In the state of CA, birth and death certificates are processed directly at the Vital Records office, so the fees we have to pay for the certificate will be charged in addition to our fee.

In summary, we’ll simplify the heavy task of applying for a birth certificate by providing you with the application form, the directions, and the information of other documents you need to provide to the Vital Records Office to obtain your document.

Vital Records Processing Time

VRN  is an independent private company (third party) service provider assisting customers in preparing their applications to request official Government documents by themselves. We are not related to any Government Agency. For more information about State’s processing time please refer to Processing Times ( on our website. We keep this information updated.

Some Vital Records Offices offer a “RUSH” order service with an additional fee. If this option is available in your State, you can select it in the form that you have to complete.

Refund Policy

VRN uses the information you provide us on its website to pre-fill your application documents.We are not responsible for any mistakes you may make or any inaccuracies in the information that you provide to us that may result in your failure to receive a Document. No refund will be issued should the above-mentioned circumstance occur.

Because user satisfaction is our priority, we do guarantee a full refund within 120 days from the date of purchase under the following limited circumstances:

  • If you didn't receive the package
  • If you could not use the application package
  • If your order item is not available
  • If VRN is not able to fulfill the order. 

In these circumstances, you will be refunded the entire amount you have paid.

If you made a California State birth or death certificate order and wish to cancel it prior to its processing with the Vital Records Office, we will keep a $20.00 fee which covers costs for the initiation of your order.

After receiving the documents that we will send to your email, we strongly recommend you verify that all information is correct and if there is an error, contact us through "My Dashboard" on our website, we will change the information on the application form for you and will be resent to your email. We will also provide you with new instructions if there is any change in the amount that you may have to pay to the Vital Records Office.

Notarization Process

Certain states require a notarized sworn letter to verify a user’s identity. If you were born in one of the states that carry this requirement you will be informed in in the instructions.

If a notarized sworn letter is required, you are responsible for the notarization of the sworn letter in order to get the application approved by your state. The post-purchase discovery that your state requires notarization does not provide reasonable grounds for a refund.


VRN is an independent private company preparer that is not affiliated with any government agency. The fees charged are for the preparation of your application forms. You may obtain blank forms from the Health Department, either in person, or possibly, online.


We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. The new version will become effective on the date it is posted which will be listed at the bottom of the policy as “Last updated”.

Date Revised: October 2, 2019

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Use the online form and we will help you to obtain your official birth certificates. Order at any time and from anywhere! We help you avoid traveling long distances, traffic, lengthy phone calls, long lines, and long process times.

Vital Records Now is completely independent of any Vital Records Office or any other U.S. governing bodies.

You may choose to get your birth certificate directly from a corresponding Vital Records Office, nevertheless you will not benefit from the experienceand effectiveness of our local personnel.

A birth certificate is the official document which serves of proof of the birth of a person. Sometimes it is also referred to as “birth record”. Birth Certificates are needed for many reasons such as applying for a driver's license, obtaining a passport, a school registration, employment, obtaining a Social Security Number and more. Birth certificates don't have an official expiration date but many agencies and public institutions require recently acquired certificates to complete most of the above mentioned processes.

With many years of experience, we help you locate and receive the correct vital records certificate and if needed, you can rely on us for the complete legalization process of your documents.
All online! One web page, one single form!