Fulton County Treasurer


The affidavit/application form is here:



Make sure you read the requirements ahead of time.

Applying IN PERSON and By MAIL

  • Students who are non-US Citizens OR who have changed addresses within the past 12 months must come in to the Fulton County Treasurer鈥檚 Office to apply IN PERSON.

  • Students who are US citizens AND who currently are and have been New York State and Fulton County residents for each of the past 12 months with no moves or changes of address (even within the County) may submit an application and proofs of address IN PERSON, or submit a notarized application and proofs of address by MAIL.

Applications mailed need to be completely filled out and the student鈥檚 signature MUST BE NOTARIZED.  U.S. Post Offices, UPS Stores, and most banks usually have a notary public on staff. Calling them ahead of time to make sure a notary public is available is a good idea.

The completed, signed, and notarized affidavit/application and photocopies or printed pictures of the required proofs of address are to be mailed to

Fulton County Treasurer 
Certificate of Residency 
PO Box 128 
Johnstown, NY 12095


Applications mailed via U.S. Postal Service will be considered received by us as of the date of the official U.S.P.S. postmark. 

Elements of an Acceptable Proof of Address IMPORTANT

  • At a minimum, two proofs of address are required: One must be 12-18 months old and one less than 30 days old.

  • Each document submitted as proof of address must:

    • Include a printed date

    • include the printed name of the student

    • Include the physical street address of the student (post office box address will not suffice unless a physical address is also indicated.)

  • No claim of residency will be accepted solely on the student鈥檚 testimony or that of the student鈥檚 parents, relatives, friends or other individuals.

  • The requirements of valid proof of address will not be compromised due to lack of time to obtain acceptable proof. The sooner you mail in your application and proofs, the better.

Examples of Acceptable Proofs of Address
All documents submitted as proof of address must include the student鈥檚 name and physical address and be dated accordingly.

  • College correspondence including bills or schedule of classes

  • Bank statements

  • Utility bills

  • Medical records including prescriptions

  • Report cards with an issue date of 1-year old, or within 30 days

  • Dated mail or postmarked envelopes

  • Income tax return with preprinted label or W2鈥檚

  • Formal lease

  • Driver鈥檚 license, car registration and/or insurance card may be used when the issue date reflected is 1 year old, or within 30 days of application.

If all requirements are met, Treasurers staff will process the valid application and issue the Certificate of Residency which will be mailed to the student鈥檚 place of residence as provided on the application.

Please call (518) 736-5580 or email FCTreasurer@fultoncountyny.gov.

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