Monroe County Marriage Licenses

Search for Monroe 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.


Brighton Town Hall 2300 Elmwood Avenue Rochester NY 14618 585-784-5250


Chili Town Hall 3333 Chili Avenue Rochester NY 14624 585-753-1604

Fairport Clerk 31 South Main Street Fairport NY 14450 585-223-0316

Gates Town Hall 1605 Buffalo Road Rochester NY 14624 585-247-6100

Greece Town Hall 1 Vince Tofany Boulevard Rochester NY 14612 585-225-2000

Hamlin Town Clerk 1658 Lake Road Hamlin NY 14464 585-964-2421

Henrietta Town Hall 475 Calkins Road Rochester NY 14623 585-334-7700

Irondequoit Town Hall 1280 Titus Avenue Rochester NY 14617 585-336-6050

Mendon Town Clerk 16 West Main Street Honeoye Falls NY 14472 585-624-6060

Monroe County Clerk 39 West Main Street Rochester NY 14614 585-753-1914

Monroe County Health Department 111 Westfall Road Rochester NY 14620 585-753-2991

New York State Health Department 335 East Main Street Rochester NY 14604 585-423-8042

Ogden Town Hall Ste 1, 269 Ogden Center Rd Spencerport NY 14559 585-617-6100

Parma Town Clerk 1300 Hilton Parma Road Hilton NY 14468 585-392-9470

Penfield Town Hall 3100 Atlantic Avenue Penfield NY 14526 585-340-8600

Perinton Town Hall 1350 Turk Hill Road Fairport NY 14450 585-223-0770

Pittsford Clerk 3750 Monroe Avenue Pittsford NY 14534 585-248-6238

Pittsford Town Hall 11 South Main Street Pittsford NY 14534 585-248-6200

Rochester City Hall 30 Church Street Rochester NY 14614 585-428-7000

Rush Town Hall 5977 East Henrietta Road Rush NY 14543 585-533-1312

Sweden Town Hall 18 State Street Brockport NY 14420 585-637-2144

Webster Town Hall 985 Ebner Drive Webster NY 14580 585-347-0012

Webster Town Hall Ste 1, 1000 Ridge Rd Webster NY 14580 585-872-1000

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 Monroe 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 Monroe 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 Monroe 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.