New York State marriage licenses can be obtained in the Town Clerk's office and can be used anywhere in the State.
Please read the Instructions For Obtaining A Marriage License before you fill out your application for a Marriage License.
A couple must apply for their license at least 24 hours before their ceremony is to take place; the license is valid for 60 days thereafter.
A birth certificate is needed by both parties upon submission of the application.
No blood tests are required but picture identification is requested.
If there are any previous marriages for either party which ended in divorce, certified court papers must be presented when applying for the Marriage License.
The Marriage License fee is $40.00.
If you would like a certified copy of your Marriage License, please fill out theform and include the $10.00 per copy fee, plus a copy of your driver's license.
Instructions for Obtaining a Marriage License
A marriage license must be obtained a minimum of 24 hours before the ceremony, and once issued. is valid for 60 days. If a previous marriage ended in divorce, certified divorce papers must be presented. If you have any question about your divorce papers. please call or send them in before your visit to the Town Clerk's Office. (914) 238-4772.
Complete the Marriage License Application (77.77 kB) and either send it to the Town Clerk's office ahead of your visit so your license will be ready when you arrive, or bring it in with you. To view and print the Marriage License Application you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader Plug-in with your browser.
Both parties must appear to take the oath and sign the license. You will be required to provide photo identification, such as a driver's license or passport, your birth certificate, and your Social Security Number.
Marriage licenses are issued Monday through Friday from 9:00am until 4:00pm.
By Appointment Only.
(Fridays during July and August. 9:00am to 3:00pm).
The Social Security Administration advises marriage applicants who plan on assuming a new surname after marriage to contact their local Social Security office so their records and card reflect the change. The card holder must file a change notice (Form SS-5) with the local Social Security office. Social Security Administration, 55 Church St., White Plains. NY 1-800-772-1213. Along with the form, you will need your Certificate of Marriage and your old Social Security Card.No premarital examination or blood test is required to obtain a marriage license in New York State.
Justices of the Peace and Marriage Officers
Town residents who would like to have either of the Town Justices perform the marriage ceremony can make arrangements through the Court Clerk at 238-4726.
Justices: David Zuckerman & Douglas Kraus
Jill Simon Shapiro, Town Clerk -- 238-7269