One Day Marriage Officiant Registration

Individuals who wish to officiate a wedding in New York State may apply for a one-day marriage officiant's license. 

 

All applicants must::

- Be over 18 years of age at the time of application

- Submit a COMPLETE application.  ALL fields must be completed (as per  Section 11D of the Domestic Relations Law)

- Show a valid picture ID - Drivers License, Passport, Work ID or Student ID

- Pay a non-refundable fee of $25.00

 

Please Note:

- A marriage license for the couple getting married must be issued by this office prior to applying for a one day marriage officiants license.  We cannot issue a one day marriage officiants license if the marriage license was issued by another town or city clerk.

-  If paying by check, applications will be held seven (7) business days.

- This license is valid only for the parties to be married as described in the marriage license and shall expire after the marriage ceremony or the expiration of the marriage license, whichever occurs first

 

DEADLINES:

IF APPLYING BY MAIL: Applications must be received at least 14 days prior to the marriage date

IF APPLYING IN PERSON: You may apply in the office at least 48 hours prior to the marriage date