BIRTH, DEATH and copy of MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE

All Vital Records can be obtained through the City, Town or Village Clerk’s Office in which the BIRTH or DEATH took place or where you applied for your MARRIAGE LICENSE

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

  • the named individual
  • a first degree relative (husband, wife, mother, father, child) of the named individual
  • 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

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

TO REQUEST BY MAIL:

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)

3301 Broadway Street, Room 101, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

APPLICATION OF MARRIAGE RECORDS
$40 NYS Fee (issuance from 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.)

  • 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
  • If one (1) party is 16 or 17 years of age, consent from both parents is required unless one parent has legal custody, the legal decree is required at application

REQUIRED ITEMS AT APPLICATION:

  1. Certified Birth Certificate (Required)
  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)

GENEALOGICAL SEARCH SERVICES

  • Search Fee:  $10.00 per name per enactment of Chapter 413 of the Laws of 1991
  • Genealogical Copy: $1.00 per copy

Application and further information may be obtained by emailing townclerkwebmail@tocny.org or calling Carol Driscoll at (716)686-3982

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