Clergy registration to perform marriages in the City of New York
The City of New York requires ordained clergy to be registered before performing marriages in the city of New York. If you are granted a License to Officiate you will also receive a “Marriage Officiant Registration” form from the Bishop’s Office which will facilitate this registration process.
You will need to go to City Hall in person to register. To register, you must take the “Marriage Officiant Registration” form, proper identification (passport, valid driver’s license, etc.) to:
One Center Street 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10007