Marriage Records

The City of Canandaigua has marriage records on file for those who obtained their license through the City of Canandaigua. Copies are available only to the two people listed on the license and may be obtained as follows:

In Person information

You can apply in person at the City Clerk's Office during office hours which are 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. The fee for a certified copy is $10. We accept cash, checks or credit/debit cards (with a 3% fee). 

Online information

We do offer the ability to apply by online Application for a Marriage Record to receive a certified transcript.   We will need to know the date of marriage or range of dates in order to conduct a search.  Additional identity requirements must be uploaded with your online request:  

If applying for the certificate through the online portal, please include a Money Order for $15 per copy requested, your identification and the check can be made payable to the City of Canandaigua, please add your reference number from your application.  

Please mail your request to:

City Clerk's Office
City Hall - Attn: City Clerk
2 North Main Street
Canandaigua, New York 14424

Any questions, please email Erin VanDamme, City Clerk or call 585-337-2169.

If you are uncertain if you got your license at City Hall, you may contact Vital Records in Albany by calling 855-322-1022 for their assistance.