Marriage Certificates

To Request a Certified Copy of a Marriage Record:

Certified copies of marriage certificates can be issued for couples who were married in New Hartford, or who resided in New Hartford at the time of marriage. 

Any person 18 years of age or older may purchase certified copies of marriage records which are at least 100 years old.  The cost is $20.00 per copy payable by cash or check - credit cards are not accepted.

For marriages that occurred on or after July 1, 1997, certified copies of marriage certificates that show the social security numbers will only be issued to the parties named on the certificate.  Certified copies with the social security numbers redacted will be issued to anyone else.

Any eligible party must submit the following documentation:

  1. The Request for Copy of Marriage Certificate form.
  2. A valid government issued photographic identification; or if a photo id is not available, at least two of the following documents:
    • a social security card
    • written verification of identity from employer
    • automobile registration
    • copy of utility bill showing name and address
    • checking account deposit slip showing name and address
    • voter registration card
  3. Cash or Check (payable to Town of New Hartford) for $20.00 per certificate

Copies may be requested in person or by mail.

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