One Day Marriage Officiant

As of March 28, 2023, couples in New York State who wish to have a friend or family member marry them, can do so. The potential marriage officiant must apply for approval through the Town Clerk’s office from which the couple’s marriage license was obtained (ie. If the marriage license was obtained at the Town of Hempstead Town Clerk’s Office, the officiant must apply at the same location). 

Applicants must provide the following:

  •  A completed application (Application)
  •  Photo identification 
  •  $25 fee
  1. Marriage Department

    Physical Address
    1 Washington Street
    Hempstead, NY 11550