Marriage License Requirements

The following is required to obtain a marriage license in the Village of Scarsdale:

  1. Must be a resident of the Village of Scarsdale.
  2. Proof of Age and Identity - A person is required to establish proof of age and identity by submitting to the issuing clerk one of the following age related documents:
    • Birth Certificate
    • Baptismal Record
    • Naturalization Record
    • Census Record
    • And one of the following identity related documents:
      • Driver's License
      • Passport
      • Employment picture ID
      • Immigration record
  3. If either applicant is under 17 years of age, a marriage license cannot be issued.  
  4. If either applicant is 17 years of age, such applicant(s) must present the written consent of both parents and a justice of the Supreme Court or a judge of the Family Court having jurisdiction over the Town or City in which the application is made.
  5. If both applicants are 18 years of age or older, no consents are required.
  6. $40 in cash or check.
  7. Divorce papers if you were divorced.
  8. Be sure to have a copy of the death certificate handy if a previous spouse is deceased.

You must call the Clerk's office (914-722-1175) to make an appointment to obtain a marriage license.  Be aware that a marriage license is not valid for 24 hours after it is issued and will expire 60 days thereafter.  Remember that both parties must be present - they are signing an affidavit.

Blood Tests

There are no blood test requirements in New York State.

Certified Copies

The following is required to obtain a certified copy of your marriage license or a transcript of your marriage in the Village of Scarsdale:

  1. Verify that you received your marriage license at the Village of Scarsdale. Please not that being a resident of Scarsdale or having a wedding ceremony in Scarsdale does not ensure that a record of your marriage is on file at Village Hall. 
  2. A completed  Application for a Copy of Marriage Record
  3. Proof of Age and Identity
  4. Cash or a check payable to the Town/Village of Scarsdale. Please keep in mind that we do not accept credit cards and that each certified copy is $10.00. 
  5. If you are mailing your request, please enclose a check and copy of your photo ID with the mailed application to the Town/Village Clerk's Office at Village Hall, 1001 Post Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583.