Licensing Information NY, NJ & PA

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Licensing General Information

General Information Regarding Licensing

 Please note, you will need to obtain the Marriage License within 30 days in New Jersey to 60 days in New York and Pennsylvania of the ceremony being performed.  The Marriage License is obtained at the local County Clerk/Registrar's office where you live if the ceremony is being performed in that state.  If you do not live in the state where the ceremony is being performed, then the license can be obtained at County Clerk/Registrar's office for the ceremony location.  

Licensing Information NY NJ & PA

Regarding obtaining your Marriage License in the State of New York please mark your calendar up to 60 days prior to your ceremony date to start the process for obtain this important document.  Please visit the link to NYC Clerk’s office website for further information as how to start this process online. 


http://www.cityclerk.nyc.gov/html/marriage/marriage_bureau.shtml



Regarding obtaining your Marriage License in the State of New Jersey please mark your calendar up to 30 days prior to your ceremony date to start the process for obtain this important document.  Please visit the link to find the local Registrar where you live for further information as how to start this process online. 


http://www.state.nj.us/health/vital/order-vital/local-vital-records/index.shtml 


(Local Registrar’s Office)

http://www.state.nj.us/health/vital/registration-vital/marriage-licenses/#3 



Regarding obtaining your Marriage License in the State of Pennsylvania, please see the official Pennsylvania County website in which you plan to wed for detailed eligibility requirements. 


http://www.health.pa.gov/MyRecords/Certificates/MarriageAndDivorceCertificates/Pages/default.aspx#.WclJVvkrKUk


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There are several legal documents that you will need to produce to file for the Marriage License (driver's license, birth certificate, passport and if previously married, a divorce decree) as well as the Minister's name, address and license number, who will be performing the ceremony in some states.