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Marriage Licenses


Marriage license may be obtained at the Town Clerk's office in the Alden Town Hall. Licenses are issued by appointment only. For an appointment call 716-937-6969 x2. Both parties must be present at the time of application. Requirements for application are a birth certificate and a valid driver's license. Blood tests are not required. There is a $40.00 processing fee due at the time of application. There is a 24 hr. waiting period after issuance, the marriage license is valid 60 days thereafter.

If either party is under the age of 18, parental permission is needed from either birth parents or legal guardians, who must be present at the time of issuance and sign a consent form. If either party is divorced, the party must provide copies of divorce documents from all previous marriages.

If either party was married and widowed, the party must provide a copy of their spouse's death certificate.