Application to the Town Clerk for Copy of Marriage Record
Type of record desired.
A photographic reproduction of the actual marriage license.
A Certified Transcript includes all of the items of information
occurring on the original record of marriage.
A Certification, an abstract from the marriage record issued by the
Clerk under seal and includes the names of the contracting parties,
their residence at the time the license was issued and the date and
place of birth of the bride and groom.
A Certified Copy or Certified Transcript of marriage can only be issued to the bride, the
groom, legal representative or anyone who can demonstrate a legal claim. A Certified Transcript
may be needed where proof of parentage and certain other detailed information may be
required such as: passports, veteran’s benefits, court proceedings, or settlement of an estate.
A Certification of marriage also can only be issued to the bride, groom, legal representative or
anyone who can demonstrate a legal claim. The Certification can be used as proof that a
Forward Mail Requests To:
Town Clerk - Town of North Hempstead
200 Plandome Road P. O. Box 3000
Manhasset, New York 11030
Include a Stamped, Self-addressed envelope with:
1. A $10 Money Order for each copy ordered.
2. A Photo copy of the requestor’s Identification. (State Motor Vehicle
Driver’s license, Non-Driver I D, Passport or other birth related I D)
3. Give bride and groom’s names, date and place where license was
issued, place of marriage, and purpose record is being requested.
Note: If bride was previously married, state name used at that time.
* In addition to the requirements above: Send request via FEDEX, USPS,
UPS or other overnight carrier and include a pre-paid, self-addressed
return envelop and applicable pick-up charges. (Example, UPS charges $
6.95 for pick-up of all pre-paid envelops & packages)
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