Costs $40.00 application fee
Everyone who intends to get married in New York State must obtain a marriage license from their town or city clerk. The license is valid for use anywhere in New York State for a period of 60 days. Once the license is issued there is a 24 hour waiting period before the couple can marry. The couple must meet the following upon filing for a marriage license:
A NYS marriage license application asks basic information such as mother’s maiden name, your city/town of birth, birth date, address and country where your parents were born.
Getting Married in New York: http://www.health.ny.gov/publications/4210/