Birth Certificates

The Southampton Town Clerk maintains birth records for individuals born within the Town of Southampton and outside of the seven-Incorporated Villages.

*For births that occurred in Southampton Hospital beginning 1923 – present, please contact the Southampton Village Clerk at 631-283-0247. 

Obtaining a Birth Certificate

The following individuals are eligible to obtain a certified copy/transcript in person or via mail.

  • The person named on the certificate, if 18-years of age or older;
  • A parent of the person named on the birth certificate (parent’s name must be listed on the birth certificate).
  • A person who has a NYS Court Order.
  • A child’s legal guardian, if the child is younger than 18-years of age, with proper documentation

Identification Requirements

Applications must be submitted with a copy of one (1) of the following forms of valid photo ID. (Expired photo ID will not be accepted.)

  • Driver License
  • DMV issued Non-Driver Photo ID
  • Passport
  • U.S. Military-issued ID, photo ID

*If the applicant’s name on the ID differs from the information on the birth certificate, a copy of the applicant’s marriage certificate, legal name change paperwork, citizenship papers or naturalization papers must accompany the request.


There is a fee of $10 per certified copy requested. Payment may be made by cash (in person) or check/money order payable to “Town of Southampton” and accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped-envelope. 

Related Documents

Adoptee Birth Certificate Law

As of January 15, 2020, New York State law allows adoptees to obtain a copy of their original pre-adoption birth certificate after they turn 18 years old. Questions: contact the Vital Records Call Center at (855) 322-1022.

Contact Us

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    Sundy A. Schermeyer

    Town Clerk
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    Town Hall -Map
    116 Hampton Rd.
    Southampton, NY 11968

    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Ph: 631-287-5740
    Fx: 631-283-5606

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    25 Ponquogue Ave.
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