Permit/License/Records Services


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Town Clerk is responsible for keeping a permanent record of all births and deaths that occur within the boundaries of the town, as well as all marriage licenses that are applied for in the Town Clerk's office. The Clerk is the custodian of all town records. The Clerk issues marriage licenses, dog licenses, hunting and fishing licenses, peddler licenses and handicapped parking permits.
Geographical AreaTown of Amsterdam
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 518-842-7961 or walk-in
Intake RequirementsCall for information. For a marriage license, a couple must apply together in person.
Additional RequirementsFor marriage license; Photo ID (driver's license or passport) and birth certificate. If previously married, proof of death, divorce or annulment must be furnished. For dog license: Proof of rabies vaccination. Certificate of neutering or spaying for reduced fee.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityMarriage licenses: Age 18 or older unless there is parental or judicial consent.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 9:00 am-4:00 pm (Summer Hours on Fri 9:00 am-4:00 pm)
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 283 Manny's Corners Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Amsterdam, NY 12010
Main Phone 518-842-7961
Fax 518-843-6136 Clerk's Fax
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: AMSTERDAM TOWN
Affiliated Program: TOWN CLERK
This Service: Permit/License/Records Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Animal Licenses (PD-0700.0600)
Birth Certificates (DF-7000.1200)
City/Town Clerk Offices (TD-6600.4500-040)
Death Certificates (DF-7000.1700-300)
Disability Parking Permits (DF-7000.6550-170)
Fishing Licenses (DF-7000.2200)
Hunting Licenses (DF-7000.3000)
Marriage Certificates (DF-7000.4950)
Marriage Licenses (DF-7000.5000)