Public records for Kings County, New York, are available at the official website of the City of New York and NYCourts.gov or at independent sites, such as BRBPub.com and PeopleSmart.com. Most independent sites provide links or indexes to official sites for obtaining public records.
NYCourts.gov provides means of obtaining official court transcripts for civil and criminal cases and various types of filings by religious organizations and businesses. The website for the City of New York contains links to sites for county clerks and the City Registrar where records such as property deeds, birth certificates and death certificates are available. These sites provide users the option of viewing and printing certain records or ordering official copies. Some records, such as liens and records filed prior to 1966, are available only upon visiting the appropriate government agency.