Shawn M. Morse
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City of Cohoes
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Cohoes, NY 12047

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April 25, 2017
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      - How do I obtain a certified Birth/Death/Marriage record?
      - How do I obtain a dog license or renew an existing license?
      - What is the procedure for obtaining a marriage license?
 


    City Clerk
          How do I obtain a certified Birth/Death/Marriage record?

Please contact the City Clerk's Office for procedures in obtaining vital records.



          How do I obtain a dog license or renew an existing license?

1. New License:

  • Proof of rabies vaccination from a veterinarian must be shown.
  • Proof of spay/neutering from a veterinarian (if applicable) must be shown.
  • Licenses need to be renewed yearly.
  • Bring above information to the City Clerk's office or send by mail.
  • Fees are as follows:

Dog Status Yearly Rate

Neutered/Spayed dog $12.50

Unneutered/unspayed dog $20.50

 

Yearly Rate for Senior Citizens 65 years and older
 

Neutered/Spayed dog $1.00

Unneutered/unspayed dog $3.00


2. Renewal:

  • Yearly renewal forms are sent to owners directly from the City Clerk's office 
  • If rabies vaccination has expired, new proof must be submitted
  • Licenses need to be renewed every year
  • Bring above information to the City Clerk's office or send by mail


          What is the procedure for obtaining a marriage license?
  • A couple who plans on marrying in New York State may obtain their marriage license from any Town or City Clerk within the State.
  • The prospective couple must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Two (2) forms of identification must be produced. The applicants must produce a photo ID (i.e. driver license) and a certified birth certificate. Certified divorce papers are needed if either party was previously married. In the event of a death, a certified death certificate will be needed.
  • The marriage license must be obtained at least 24 hours before the marriage and it is valid for 60 days after it is issued. The City Clerk's office issues marriage licenses by appointment only. The fee for a marriage license is $40.00.


 





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