A. WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO OBTAIN A MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE COPY?
- Husband or wife
- Persons presenting written authorization from one of the parties to the marriage; or
- Attorneys in cases where such records are required as evidence (when making a request, attorneys, on their official stationery, must indicate the party or parties that they represent records are required as evidence insuch proceedings.)
- Persons without written authorization can request and pay for Marriage Records in person. However, such records will be mailed to the address of the husband or wife and will not be given to such person.
- Children of deceased parents will be provided parental Mariage Records upon presentation of the death of both parents.
B. COMPLETE MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE APPLICATION
The Marriage Certificate Application must be completed and signed. It's Easy, Inc. can gain access to your marriage certificate if the records are less than fifty (50) years old.
- Click here for Marriage Certificate Application and Requirements
C. IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
- One (1) of the following forms of valid photo-ID is required:
- Driver license
- Non-Driver Photo-ID Card
- Learners Permit from New York State only
- Valid Passport
- Active United States military identification card
- U.S. Certificate of Naturalization (issued within the past ten years)
- Valid United States alien registration card
- Employment Authorization Card issued by the United States Immigration Authorities
NO EXPIRED IDENTIFICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED, THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS.
D. SERVICE & RETURN SHIPPING FEES
- The fee is $16.00 per marriage certificate copy by check or money order payable to The City Clerk of New York.
- It's Easy, Inc. service fee of $105 can be paid by money order or personal checks (no starter checks).
- The Shipping fees are $25 for Overnight Delivery or $35 for Saturday Delivery
E. SHIP DOCUMENTS to IT'S EASY, INC.
Ship the following via Fedex, UPS, or DHL only:
- Identification Requirements
- Marriage Certificate Application
- Payment to "The City Clerk of New York" ($15.00 per copy)
- Payment to "It's Easy, Inc." ($105)
- You may deliver the documents in person.
Please ship your package via Fedex Priority Overnight, UPS Next Day, DHL Next Day 10:30 am or DHL Same Day service only. Do not use U.S. Postal Service Express Mail to ship the items listed above.
Ship everything to:
It's Easy Inc.
Attn: Legal Documents Department
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10112
or deliver the above items in person to the office.