The New York City Marriage Bureau is part of the Office of the City Clerk of New York City. The Bureau provides Marriage Licenses, Civil Marriage Ceremonies, registration of Marriage Officiants, and copies and amendments of Marriage Records issued by the City Clerk.
It opened on January 12, 2009 on the ground floor at the Louis J. Lefkowitz State Office Building, a 1920s Art Deco building at 141 Worth Street that was formerly occupied by a Department of Motor Vehicles office. It was originally built as a bank for City employees.
The New York City Marriage Bureau is the site of more marriages than any other venue in the United Statese