Genealogy Requests

Information from records of birth, death and marriage may be provided for genealogical research purposes under the requirements listed below.  Requests must be in writing or using our application and accompanied by a fee of $22 each made payable to the "Town of Niskayuna".  The information will be provided in an uncertified copy and will contain the statement “For genealogical purposes only”.
 

Requirements to Release Genealogical Records:

Birth Certificates

No information will be released from a sealed birth certificate, the birth certificate has been on file for at least 75 years and The person to whom the birth certificates relates is known by the applicant to be deceased.
 

Death Certificates

The death certificate has been on file for at least 50 years
 

Marriage Certificates

The marriage certificate has been on file for at least 50 years, and the bride and groom are known by the applicant to be deceased.