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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)

Transcript of Marriage
$10 per certified copy by cash, check or credit card

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)
  • an immediate family member or first degree relative (husband, wife, mother, father, child) of the named individual
    If you are not an immediate family member, you must provide a signed and notarized letter from one of the immediate family members giving you permission to receive the document
  • Attorney for the named individual or estate
  • Executor/Executrix of the individual or estate (death certificate)
  • or have Power of Attorney for the named individual


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 Copy: $1.00

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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