Requesting Records

Application forms for marriage, birth, and death records, and Freedom of Information request forms are available below. In order to view and print these forms, you must have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat you can download it now for free.

Submitting Your Request


The marriage, birth and death record application forms must be submitted to:
Cortland City Clerk's Office
25 Court Street
Cortland NY 13045

Include with your application the fee of $10 per copy and a copy of a photo ID. If the application is mailed in, include the check or money order made out to City Clerk. Only the individuals on the marriage license and/or birth certificate can obtain a copy of the record unless a Power of Attorney or Custody papers are presented.