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Town Clerk
3301 Broadway
1st Floor, Room 101,
Town Hall
Cheektowaga, NY 14227
(716) 686-3982
Fax: 686-3515

Town of Cheektowaga - Town Clerk

Vital Statistics

BIRTH RECORDS 
Birth Certificates may be obtained through the Town Clerk's Office, located at 3301 Broadway
In order to obtain a certified copy of a birth certificate:

    • the certificate may only be obtained from the city, town or village in which the birth took place
    • the requesting individual must be the individual or a first degree relative (husband, wife, mother, father, children) to the named individual, an attorney for the individual or estate, or possess power of attorney and show proof of such
    • birth certificates are $10.00 per copy
    • before receiving a certificate, a request form must be filled out at the Town Clerk's Office and the requesting party must present proof of identity
      -or-
    • a letter must be addressed to the Town Clerk's Office (Registrar of Vital Statistics) requesting the certificate of birth, proof of identity and relation to the individual, and a check made out to the Cheektowaga Town Clerk in the amount of $10.00.  

Death Records
Death Certificates may be obtained through the Town Clerk's Office, located at 3301 Broadway

    In order to obtain a certified copy of a death certificate: the certificate may only be obtained through the city, town or village in which the death event took place.  The requesting individual must be a first degree relative (husband, wife, mother, father, children) to the named individual, an attorney for the individual or estate, or executor/trix of the estate and show proof of such.  Death certificates are $10.00 per certified copy.  Before receiving a death certificate, a request form must be filled out at the Town Clerk's Office and the requesting party must present proof of identity
    -or-
    a letter must be addressed to the Town Clerk's Office (Registrar of Vital Statistics) requesting the certificate of death, proof of identity and relation to the individual must be sent, and a check made out to the Cheektowaga Town Clerk in the amount of $10.00.  

MARRIAGE RECORDS
Marriage licenses may be obtained through the Town Clerk's Office, located at 3301 Broadway
Marriage license information:
    • no blood test required! Law repealed 8/1/85
    • you must obtain your marriage license at least twenty-four (24) hours before the wedding ceremony
    • your marriage license is good for a period of no longer than sixty (60) days
    • both parties must apply together, in person for a license
    • you must provide the following - 
          a certified birth certificate (required)
          a driver's license or passport or military identification (one of the
          three) 
    • if either party is divorced or if a marriage is annulled, certified final decrees must be presented as proof of such
    • the Cheektowaga Town Clerk's Office is open for the issuance of marriage licenses Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    • the cost of a marriage license is $40.00, which is a New York State fee
    • anyone applying for a marriage license who is 16 or 17 years of age, needs consent of both parents (form available in the Town Clerk's Office) unless one parent has legal custody. In the case of legal custody, that parent must bring in the legal decree proving such
    • Marriage Certificates

Marriage certificates may be obtained through the Town Clerk's Office, located at 3301 Broadway
In order to obtain a certified copy of a marriage certificate:

    • the certificate may only be obtained through the city or town where the couple APPLIED for the marriage license
    • marriage certificates are $10.00 per certified copy
    • before receiving a certificate, a request form must be filled out and submitted to the Registrar at the Town Clerk's Office and the requesting party must present proof of identity -or-
    • a letter must be addressed to the Town Clerk's Office (Registrar of Vital Statistics) requesting the certificate of marriage, proof of identity and relation to the individual must be sent, and a check made out to the Cheektowaga Town Clerk in the amount of $10.00.

GENEALOGICAL SEARCH SERVICES
Genealogical search services may be conducted through the Town Clerk's Office, located at 3301 Broadway, for those records filed with the Town of Cheektowaga.  The fee for providing Genealogy Searches is $10.00 per name (1-3 year search) per enactment of Chapter 413 of the laws of 1991.   Uncertified Genealogy Copy Report cost is $1.00 per copy.  See N.Y.S. Form DOH-1562 to further breakdown of the fee search schedule.  The form may be mailed to the local address above, accompanied with the appropriate fees and identification. 
To download the General Information and Application
click here (interactive).

For more information contact:
Vickie Dankowski
(716) 686-3982 -or-
vdankowski@tocny.org

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