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Birth Certificate Application Sodus, NY birth certificate in Sodus

 

Apply for your birth certificate, death certificate, marriage certificate birth certificate in Sodus death certificate in Sodus

Birth Certificate Application (pdf)

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Death Certificate Application

 

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY FOR A DEATH CERTIFICATE IN PERSON AT THE TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE OR THROUGH THE US POSTAL OFFICE, BY MAIL.

To apply for a Death Certificate at the Town Clerk's Office you must provide the following:


  1. PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION IS REQUIRED AND MUST BE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • VALID DRIVERS LICENSE
  • VALID DMV DRIVERS PERMIT
  • VALID NON-DRIVERS ID 
  • VALID PASSPORT
  • VALID NY STATE BENEFIT CARD WITH PHOTO

WHO MAY APPLY FOR A DEATH CERTIFICATE

  1. Spouse
  2. Siblings
  3. Parents of the deceased
  4. Lawful Representative of Deceased 

COST

Copies of Certified Death Certificate are $10.00 each.

(Note: If applying for a Death Certificate copy through the US Postal Mail, only Money Order's or Cashier's Checks will be accepted).Your Money Order or Cashier's check must be made payable to the Sodus Town Clerk. 

DEATH APPLICATION

Please find attached the Death Certificate Application that must be filled out completely if applying in person or through the mail. No Death Certificate Application will be processed if the information of the deceased does not match the Death Record filed in the Town Clerk's Office. 

IF APPLYING FOR DEATH CERTIFICATE BY US POSTAL MAIL:

PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR  PHONE NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION. IF A PHONE NUMBER IS NOT INCLUDED, IT MAY DELAY YOUR REQUEST.

Once your application is filled out, you will need to wait and sign the document and present it in front of a NOTARY and get the application notarized. 
(Please note, this is a NY State Department of Health Form, they do not have a section for a Notary to sign. Please have the Notary place notary stamp on side of application or where they can find a spot to sign and stamp).

Do not sign your application until you are in front of the Notary

MAILING ADDRESS:

Sodus Town Clerk 

14-16 Mill St.

Sodus, NY 14551

If you want to mail out this application through the US Postal Office, you must include a self addressed stamped envelope to where we are returning the death certificate to. Depending on the mail, is dependent on how long the certified certificate will take to get to you. When we receive the application we usually process all requests with a two day turn around time. Then the remainder of time is dependent on the US Postal Office. 

EXPEDITE DEATH CERTIFICATE APPLICATION:

If you want to expedite your request, you will need to overnight your application to the address above.  You will also need to include a pre-paid overnight envelope with the address where we are returning the death certificate too.  We only accept US POSTAL OFFICE pre-paid overnight envelopes to return your certified certificate.   Please take your application to the US POSTAL OFFICE and mail it overnight along with your prepaid overnight envelope, money order or cashiers check made Payable to the Sodus Town Clerk. This is the quickest way to get a copy of the certified death certificate.  

Note: If your application does not match the information on your death certificate exactly, the application will be rejected until the correct information is listed. 

Death Certificate Application (pdf)

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Marriage Certificate Application

 

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY FOR A MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE IN PERSON AT THE TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE OR THROUGH THE US POSTAL OFFICE, BY MAIL.

To apply for a Marriage Certificate at the Town Clerk's Office you must provide the following:


  1. PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION IS REQUIRED AND MUST BE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • VALID DRIVERS LICENSE
  • VALID DMV DRIVERS PERMIT
  • VALID NON-DRIVERS ID 
  • VALID PASSPORT
  • VALID NY STATE BENEFIT CARD WITH PHOTO

WHO MAY APPLY FOR A MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE

  1. Spouses listed on Marriage License
  2. Lawful Representative 

COST

Copies of Certified Marriage Certificates are $10.00 each.

(Note: If applying for a Marriage Certificate copy through the US Postal Mail, only Money Order's or Cashier's Checks will be accepted).Your Money Order or Cashier's check must be made payable to the Sodus Town Clerk. 

MARRIAGE APPLICATION

Please find attached the Marriage Certificate Application that must be filled out completely if applying in person or through the mail. No Marriage Certificate Application will be processed if the information of the Marriage Application does not match the Marriage License filed in the Town Clerk's Office. 

IF APPLYING FOR MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE BY US POSTAL MAIL:

PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR  PHONE NUMBER ON YOUR APPLICATION. IF A PHONE NUMBER IS NOT INCLUDED, IT MAY DELAY YOUR REQUEST.

Once your application is filled out, you will need to wait and sign the document and present it in front of a NOTARY and get the application notarized. 
(Please note, this is a NY State Department of Health Form, they do not have a section for a Notary to sign. Please have the Notary place notary stamp on side of application or where they can find a spot to sign and stamp).

Do not sign your application until you are in front of the Notary

MAILING ADDRESS:

Sodus Town Clerk 

14-16 Mill St.

Sodus, NY 14551

If you want to mail out this application through the US Postal Office, you must include a self addressed stamped envelope to where we are returning the marriage certificate to. Depending on the mail, is dependent on how long the certified certificate will take to get to you. When we receive the application we usually process all requests with a two day turn around time. Then the remainder of time is dependent on the US Postal Office. 

EXPEDITE MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE APPLICATION:

If you want to expedite your request, you will need to overnight your application to the address above.  You will also need to include a pre-paid overnight envelope with the address where we are returning the marriage certificate too.  We only accept US POSTAL OFFICE pre-paid overnight envelopes to return your marriage certificate.   Please take your application to the US POSTAL OFFICE and mail it overnight along with your prepaid overnight envelope,and money order or cashiers check made payable to the Sodus Town Clerk. This is the quickest way to get a copy of your marriage certificate.  

Note: If your application does not match the information on your marriage license exactly, the application will be rejected until the correct information is listed. 

Marriage Certificate Application (pdf)

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Genealogy Application

TOWN OF SODUS GENEALOGY RECORDS ON FILE

1847 – 1850  we have

1851 – 1881 are missing
1882 – present 

Genealogy records are $11.00 for each record found and must be paid at the Town Clerk's Office or by money order through the mail. 

Money Orders need to be payable to: Sodus Town Clerk 14-16 Mill St. Sodus, NY  14551.

Note: 

Birth Records for Genealogy must be at least 75 years old

Death Records for Genealogy must be at least 50 years old

Marriage Records for Genealogy must be at least 50 years old 

Genealogy Application (pdf)

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