Get married in New York !

FIRST STEP : THE MARRIAGE LICENCE

All persons who intend to get married in New York State must obtain a Marriage License.

The fee for a Marriage License is $35 by credit card or money order payable to the City Clerk.

1. Start the application online https://www1.nyc.gov/cityclerkformsonline/\

2. Complete the process by appearing at the Office of the City Clerk in person, together and at the same time.

3. Bring your ID 

SECOND STEP : THE MARRIAGE CEREMONY

When ?

The marriage ceremony may not take place within 24 hours from the exact time that the license was issued. A marriage license is valid for 60 calendar days, beginning the day after it is issued.

How much does the license cost?

The fee for a Marriage Ceremony in the City Clerk's Office is $25 by credit card or money order payable to the City Clerk.

Witness

Couples must have at least one witness over the age of eighteen present at the wedding ceremony (the witness must bring valid identification).

Clerk’s Office location

MANHATTAN

Office of the City Clerk, 141 Worth Street, New York, New York 10013

BRONX

Supreme Court Building, 851 Grand Concourse, Room B131, New York, New York 10451

BROOKLYN

Municipal Building, 210 Joralemon Street, 2nd Floor, Room 205, Brooklyn, New York 11201

QUEENS

Borough Hall Building, 120-55 Queens Boulevard, Room X001, Kew Gardens, New York 11424

THIRD STEP A MAGICAL WEDDING IN A MAGICAL CITY

After all these steps, it is time to celebrate !

New York City has hundreds of beautiful places to get married, but narrowing them down to find the most idyllic spot for your wedding reception or ceremony isn't easy. Here are my top 10 NYC wedding locations :

The Foundry in Long Island City  

The Central Park Boathouse

The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers  

The Angel Orensanz Center

The Prince George Ballroom

The United Nations Dining Room and Rooftop Patio

Banchet Flowers

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Gotham Hall

Cafe St. Bart's at St. Bartholomew's Church

 

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