Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

Search for Hamilton 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.


Arietta Town Clerk OLD PISECO Rd Piseco NY 12139 518-548-7321


Hamilton County Board of Supervisors 102 County Road 11 Lake Pleasant NY 12108 518-548-6651

Hamilton County Health Department 145 White Birch Lane Indian Lake NY 12842 518-648-6497

Indian Lake Town Clerk 5 Pelon Rd Indian Lake NY 12842 518-648-5211

Inlet Town Clerk 1 Limekiln Lake Road Inlet NY 13360 315-357-6601

Lake Pleasant Town Hall 2679 New York 8 Lake Pleasant NY 12108 518-548-3625

Long Lake Town Hall 1130 Deerland Road Long Lake NY 12847 518-624-2122

Morehouse Town Hall 733 New York 8 Hoffmeister NY 13353 315-826-7744

Wells Town Clerk 1438 New York 30 Wells NY 12190 518-924-7911

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 Hamilton 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 Hamilton 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 Hamilton 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.