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
Lancaster Village Clerk 5423 Broadway Lancaster NY 14086 716-683-2105
Marilla Town Clerk 1740 Two Rod Road Marilla NY 14102 716-652-5350
New York State Health Department 666 Elm Street Buffalo NY 14203 800-541-2437
Newstead Town Clerk 57 John Street Akron NY 14001 585-542-4573
Newstead Town Hall 5 Clarence Center Road Akron NY 14001 716-542-4573
North Collins Village Clerk 10543 Main St North Collins NY 14111 716-337-3160
Orchard Park Clerk 4295 South Buffalo Street Orchard Park NY 14127 716-662-6415
Sardinia Town Clerk 12320 Savage Road Sardinia NY 14134 716-496-8900
Tonawanda City Clerk 200 Niagara Street Tonawanda NY 14150 716-695-8318
Tonawanda City Hall 200 Niagara Street Tonawanda NY 14150 716-695-1800
Wales Town Clerk 12345 Big Tree Road Wales Center NY 14169 716-652-0589
West Seneca Town Hall 1250 Union Road West Seneca NY 14224 716-674-5600
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
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.