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Marriage License


Are you looking to obtain a marriage license in the State of New York?  You can apply for a marriage license at any muncipal clerk's office  in New York State.  The following information shall be provided to the municipal clerk at the time of appliation:

  • Both parties must be present to apply for the marriage license
  • Both parties must be at least 18 years of age (if under the age of 18, a consent form must be signed and notarized by both parents of the individual who is under the age of 18 -- click here to view NYS information)
  • Original birth certificates with a raised seal
  • Photo identification -- driver's license or a passport is acceptable
  • Social security number
  • If previously married, original divorce degree(s) or original annulment papers signed by a judge must be presented for each marriage ending in a divorce
  • If previously married and the spouse is now deceased, an original copy with a raised seal of the death certificate must be presented

The license must be applied for a minimum of 24 hours prior to the ceremony and is valid for 60 days. The fee is $40.00

The license application process takes up to 30 minutes.  Applicants are requested to arrive at the Town Clerk's office a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the close of the business day.

Effective Februrary 10, 2014

The current Town Clerk is a Marriage Officiant, and can be available upon request to perform your marriage ceremony.



Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday- 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Other hours available by appointment

  Mailing Address:
    PO Box 85
    East Bloomfield, NY 14443


Margaret Gochenaur

Town Clerk

 585-657-7700 Opt. 1

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