Birth & Death Certificates

To order Birth (or Death) certificates by mail, you can send a written request that has been notarized, along with a photocopy of your current ID (such as a valid driver's license). In your request, make sure to include:

  • the name of the individual, 
  • date of birth (or death), 
  • both parents' names (include mother's maiden name), 
  • the purpose for requesting the document, 
  • a mailing address to send the certified copy of the certificate, 
  • your phone number (if we have any questions), 
  • self-addressed, stamped envelope,
  • and payment. 
Remember that, by law, only certain people are eligible to get a copy of a birth or death record.    No requests will be honored unless they include proper identification.

The current fee is $10 for each document, payable to the Massena Town Clerk, by certified bank check or money order.

Mailed requests should be directed to:
Town of Massena
Town Clerk
60 Main Street
Massena, New York 13662

Sample Form for Birth Certificate Letters:
Application to Local Registrar for Copy of Death Record

Electronic Requests for records can be made using VitalChek.

Contact Us

  1. Jeannine L. Brouse

    Town Clerk (Email)

    Sean P. Lynch

    Deputy Town Clerk (Email)

    Phone: 315-769-5228 ext 3


    Town Hall
    60 Main Street, Room 3 
    Massena, NY 13662

    Hours: 8:00AM to 4:15PM

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