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Marriage Licenses
To apply for a marriage license, both parties must come to the City Clerk's Office between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, exclusive of holidays. 

A marriage license is issued for a period of 60 days and must be used within that period. There is also a 24-hour waiting period, which means that if you apply for your license at noon on Friday, you cannot be married until noon on Saturday. This regulation cannot be waived without a court order. The license is only valid for marriages performed in the State of New York.  

For a civil ceremony at our City Court, please call (914) 824-5641 to make an appointment



Requirements

  • Couples must apply together

  • Certified copies of birth certificates listing parents.  Birth Certificates must have a raised seal or colored stamp - Photocopies are not accepted.

  • For any/each prior marriages, a certified copy of the Judgement of Divorce or death certificate is required.  

  • Any document in a foreign language must be accompanied by a certified translation.

  • $40 fee (cash, Visa, MasterCard, AMEX or money order) no personal checks accepted

Identification

Born in the United States
  • Current passport, Driver's license with a photo or a Non-driver's identification with a photo

Born Outside the United States
  • Alien Resident Card, Current passport or Naturalization Certificate






Contact
City Clerk's Office

255 Main St.
White Plains, NY 10601

Ph: 914-422-1227

Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.