Dutchess County Marriage Licenses

Search for Dutchess County NY marriage license rules and requirements. You can learn how to get a marriage license, a marriage certificate, or marriage records from your local Marriage License Office, Clerk, Health Department, or Town or City Hall.


Amenia Town Hall 36 Mechanic Street Amenia NY 12501 845-373-9425


Beekman Town Hall 4 Main St Poughquag NY 12570 845-724-5013

Dover Town Hall 126 East Duncan Hill Road Dover Plains NY 12522 845-832-6111

Dutchess County Clerk 22 Market Street Poughkeepsie NY 12601 845-486-2100

Dutchess County Health Department 131 County House Road Millbrook NY 12545 845-677-5532

Dutchess County Health Department 1751 State Route 55 Lagrangeville NY 12540 845-677-4000

Dutchess County Health Department 510 West Haight Avenue Arlington NY 12603 845-486-3403

East Fishkill Town Clerk 330 New York 376 Hopewell Junction NY 12533 845-227-0172

East Fishkill Town Hall 330 New York 376 Hopewell Junction NY 12533 845-221-9191

Fishkill Town Hall 807 Route 52 Fishkill NY 12524 845-831-7800

Fishkill Village Clerk 1095 Main Street Fishkill NY 12524 845-897-4431

Hyde Park Town Clerk 4383 Albany Post Road Hyde Park NY 12538 845-229-2103

Hyde Park Town Hall 4383 Albany Post Road Hyde Park NY 12538 845-229-5111

Lagrange Town Hall 120 Stringham Road Lagrangeville NY 12540 845-452-1830

Millbrook Village Clerk 35 Merrit Avenue Millbrook NY 12545 845-677-3939

North East Town Hall 19 North Maple Avenue Millerton NY 12546 518-789-3300

Pleasant Valley Town Clerk 1554 Main Street Pleasant Valley NY 12569 845-635-3274

Poughkeepsie City Hall 62 Civic Center Plaza Poughkeepsie NY 12601 845-451-4200

Poughkeepsie Town Clerk 17 Tucker Drive Arlington NY 12603 845-485-3692

Red Hook Town Hall 109 South Broadway Red Hook NY 12571 845-758-4606

Red Hook Village Clerk 7467 South Broadway Red Hook NY 12571 845-758-1081

Rhinebeck Town Hall 80 East Market Street Rhinebeck NY 12572 845-876-3409

Stanford Town Clerk 26 Town Hall Road Stanfordville NY 12581 845-868-1366

Stanford Town Hall 26 Town Hall Road Stanfordville NY 12581 845-868-7027

Tivoli Clerk 86 Broadway Tivoli NY 12583 845-757-2021

Wappinger Town Hall 20 Middlebush Road Wappingers Falls NY 12590 845-297-2744

Washington Town Hall 10 Reservoir Drive Millbrook NY 12545 845-677-3419

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: City, Town, or Borough Clerk's Office

2. Minimum Age: 18, or 16 with parental consent and 14 with a court order

3. Cost/fees: $35-$40

4. Identification: driver's license, state-issued identification, passport, or military identification

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: Yes

8. License Valid: 60 days, or 180 days for military

9. Waiting Period: 24 hours

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: Yes

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes, with disclosure

13. Proxy Marriage: No

14. Common Law Marriage: No

Questions/Answers about Dutchess County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in New York, both members of the couple must visit a City, Town, or Borough Clerk's Office in person to fill out a marriage license application. You may also begin the paperwork online, but you will have to visit a Clerk's Office to finish the process. You will have to meet certain requirements, provide photo identification, and pay a fee. Once you have received the marriage license, it is valid after 24 hours, and you must perform a marriage ceremony before the license expires. Your officiant will complete the marriage license and submit it to the Clerk's Office to be recorded.

How do I get a marriage license in Dutchess County, New York?

You will need to visit the City, Town, or Borough Clerk's Office to apply for a marriage license. You can also begin the application online. Both members of the couple must show proof of age, provide photo identification, and pay a fee.

How much does it cost to get a marriage license in New York?

In New York City, the marriage license fee is $35. Everywhere else in New York, the fee is $40.

How old do you have to be to get married in Dutchess County?

You must reach the minimum age of 14 to get married in New York. Individuals under the age of 18 can get married with parental consent and/or a court order, depending on their age.