A marriage license can be obtained in the Town Clerk's office during normal business hours. Both applicants need to be present and they must provide photo ID, birth certificates, and all divorce papers from previous marriages. No blood test is required. A marriage license is issued immediately but there is a 24-hour waiting period from the time that the license was issued. The license is valid for 60 days anywhere in the state of New York. The cost is $40. Form of payment must be cash or check.