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If you intend to be married in New York State you must both apply in person for a marriage license. A marriage license can be purchased from any Town or City Clerk's Office.

Fee: $40.00 (includes your marriage certificate) 
Waiting Period: 24 hours from the time the license is issued.
Expires: 60 days, beginning the day after license is issued.
Required Documentation: Birth Certificate; picture identification; copies of ALL divorce decrees, or death certificate if marriage ended by death.

After the officiant performs the marriage and the license is returned to our office, you will receive one copy of the Marriage Certificate via mail. If the Marriage Certificate is lost or you need an extra copy, you may purchase an official Marriage Transcript.

Click Here to view the NYS Health Department website.

Get your passport photos and application processed at the following locations:


                       Cayuga County Clerk's Office                                    Auburn City Clerk                                        Auburn Post Offic

                        160 Genesee Street                                                  24 South St.                                              1 James Street

                   Auburn, NY 13021                                                 Auburn, NY 13021                                        Auburn, NY 13021                

     (315) 253-1271                                                     (315) 255-4100                                               (315) 252-9554



 Birth certificates must include the full names of the applicant's parent(s). For more information, please see the Requirement for all U.S. Birth Certificates.

NOTE: If you do not have primary evidence of U.S. citizenship or your U.S. birth certificate does not meet the requirements, please see Secondary Evidence of U.S. Citizenship.


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