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$40 N.Y.S. Fee (issuance from 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.)
Call to schedule appointment at (716) 686-3982
3301 Broadway Street – Room 101
Cheektowaga, NY 14227

  • Must obtain at least twenty-four (24) hours before the wedding ceremony
  • License is valid for no longer than sixty (60) days
  • Both parties must be present (together) to apply for a license
  • Valid in New York State


  1. Certified Birth Certificate (with raised seal), Baptismal Record, Naturalization Record
  2. Driver’s License, Passport or Military Identification (1 of the 3)
  3. If either party is divorced or if the marriage was annulled; certified final decrees MUST be presented as proof (Required)

Certified transcripts of marriage with an official stamp and raised seal are provided for
$10.00 per copy

Your marriage transcript can ONLY be obtained at the City, Town or Village Clerk’s Office is which the application was made.

The requesting individual must complete a short form and present PROOF of IDENTITY as/or:

  • the named individual (applicant) or spouse
  • others: documented judicial or other proper purpose (ex: you may need a marriage certificate to claim a benefit. You would need a official letter from the agency saying that you need the marriage record to process the claim)
  • or NYS Court Order


A letter can be addressed to the Town Clerk’s office (Registrar of Vital Statistics) requesting a certified copy of a Certificate of Birth or Death or a Marriage Certificate by submitting:

  • Vital Statistics Request Form
  • Proof of identity and relation to the individual(s)
  • Check for the number of copies being requested ($10 per copy)

Search Fee: $10 per name, per enactment of Ch.413 of the Laws of 1991
Genealogical Copies are $1.00 each

Application and further information may be obtained by emailing or by contacting Carol Driscoll, Deputy Town Clerk at (716)686-3982

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