City/Town Clerk Offices


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe town Clerk is responsible for handling request for and maintenance of all birth and death records as well as marriage certificates, issuing licenses for marriage, owning a dog, autioneers, transcient merchants and peddlers and solicitors. They also allow residents to get information on town projects and police reports. The clerk is also responsible for secretarial and recording of the meetings of the town board.
Geographical AreaEast Greenbush
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Intake ProcedureWalk-in, call 518-477-7145
Intake RequirementsValid photo ID and birth certificate. If previously married then a death, divorce or annulment proof must be presented.
Additional RequirementsFor marriage license both parties must be present to complete the application and sign the affidavit.
Helpful TipsBirth certificates may also be obtained by contacting the NYS Department of Health Bureau of Vital Records at 518-474-2005. Copies of divorce decrees may be obtained at the Rensselaer County Clerk's Office at 518-270-4080.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityFor marriage license 18 or older unless parental consent is obtained.
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 Town Hall
Physical Site Address 2 225 Columbia Turnpike
Physical Site City, State, Zip Rensselaer, NY 12144
Main Phone 518-477-7145 Administrative
Fax 518-477-4508 FAX
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Program: TOWN CLERK
This Service: City/Town Clerk Offices
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Birth Certificates (DF-7000.1200)
City/Town Clerk Offices (TD-6600.4500-040)
Death Certificates (DF-7000.1700-300)
Marriage Certificates (DF-7000.4950)
Marriage Licenses (DF-7000.5000)