Erie County Marriage Licenses

Search for Erie 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.


Amherst Town Hall 5583 Main Street Williamsville NY 14221 716-631-7000


Aurora Town Clerk 5 South Grove Street East Aurora NY 14052 716-652-3280

Aurora Town Hall 5 South Grove Street East Aurora NY 14052 716-652-7944

Boston Town Hall 8500 Boston State Road Boston NY 14025 716-941-6113

Brant Town Clerk 1294 Brant North Collins Road Angola NY 14006 716-549-0282

Buffalo City Clerk 65 Niagara Square Buffalo NY 14202 716-851-5431

Buffalo City Hall 65 Niagara Square Buffalo NY 14202 716-851-4200

Buffalo Health Department 462 Grider Street Buffalo NY 14215 716-898-3326

Cheektowaga Town Hall 3301 Broadway Buffalo NY 14227 716-686-3400

Clarence Town Hall 1 Town Place Clarence NY 14031 716-741-8938

Collins Town Clerk 14093 Mill Street Collins NY 14034 716-532-4887

Concord Town Hall 86 Franklin Street Springville NY 14141 716-592-9898

Eden Town Clerk 2795 East Church Street Eden NY 14057 716-992-3559

Eden Town Hall 2795 East Church Street Eden NY 14057 716-992-3408

Elma Town Hall 1600 Bowen Road Elma Center NY 14059 716-652-3260

Erie County City Hall 95 Franklin Street Buffalo NY 14202 716-851-5991

Erie County Clerk 92 Franklin Street Buffalo NY 14202 716-858-8843

Erie County Health Department 609 Ridge Road Buffalo NY 14218 716-858-8422

Evans Town Hall 8787 Erie Road Angola NY 14006 800-225-5368

Gowanda Village Clerk 27 East Main Street Gowanda NY 14070 716-532-3353

Grand Island Clerk 2255 Baseline Road Grand Island NY 14072 716-773-9650

Grand Island Town Hall 2255 Baseline Road Grand Island NY 14072 716-773-9600

Hamburg Town Hall 6100 South Park Avenue Hamburg NY 14075 716-649-6111

Holland Clerk 47 Pearl Street Holland NY 14080 716-537-2770

Holland Town Hall 47 Pearl Street Holland NY 14080 716-537-9443

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 Erie 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 Erie 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 Erie 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.