Birthdate Evidence Alternatives
Fact Sheet #709
A list of alternative documentation that NYCERS will accept as evidence of birthdate if you cannot provide a legible, English-language birth certificate. Depending on the document(s) you provide, you may also be required to submit NYCERS’ Birth Evidence Affidavit #205.
Birth Evidence Affidavit
Submit this affidavit if you are unable to produce a birth certificate or any of the birthdate evidence documents accepted by NYCERS but can submit three alternative birth records. For a list of acceptable birthdate evidence, see NYCERS’ Birthdate Evidence Alternatives Fact Sheet #709.