The Marriage Equality Act allows any same-sex couples to get married in New York, just like any opposite-sex couples, with the same rights, responsibilities, and privileges under State and City law.
The New York City Clerk offers marriage licenses and ceremonies to same-sex couples.
Get answers to frequently asked questions about same sex marriage in NYC.
Residents Outside of New York City
Couples who reside in New York or in another state or country are all welcome to get married in New York City.
Same-Sex Couples Already Married
If you are already married in another state or country you can still get married in New York, whether you live in New York or not.