Birth, Marriage, Death Certificates
In order to process your request for birth/marriage/death certificate, please visit our Permits & Forms page. Print the application of the document that you need and fill it out.
Your request may be emailed to [email protected] or faxed to (845) 451-4239.
Marriage Licenses will be processed by appointment only. Please call or email to schedule an appointment.
If you don’t have access to email or fax, please place your application in an envelope addressed to Vital Records along with a copy of your driver’s license, a money order for $10 per copy and a self-addressed stamped envelope in the drop box near the Police Station. We cannot offer express service during this time.
Taxi Ordinance & Vehicle for Hire – Adopted Amendments
Adopted amendments to the Taxi Ordinance, including regulating “For Hire”, also known as “Livery” vehicles to be licensed with the City and the Town of Poughkeepsie.
Download: Taxi & Vehicle for Hire Ordinance – Adopted Amendments (.pdf)
The City Chamberlain is the main switchboard for:
|Amusement Permits||Handicap Permits||Schedule various meetings
and legal notices
|Auction Permits||Hawking/Peddling Permits||Taxi Cab Driver Complaints|
|Bingo/Games of Chance/
Bell Jar Licenses
|Liquor License requests||Taxi Cab Permits|
|Charter and Code updates||Marriage Affidavits/Licenses||Taxi Driver Licenses|
|City Offices||Marriage Officer|
|City Official Appointments||Marriage Transcripts|
|Coin Machine Operator Permits||Minutes of all meetings scheduled
by the Common Council and Mayor
|Dog Licenses||Notices of Claims|
|Dog Redemption||Pawn Broker Permits|
|File Local Laws with State Secretary||Police Department Complaints|
|Freedom of Information Requests||Reservations for
Common Council Chambers
|Going Out of Business Sale Permits||Sales of Documents
(zoning book/map, draft plans, etc.)
Contact the Office of Vital Statistics for information about:
- Birth Amendments
- Birth Certificates
- Burial Permits for Funeral Homes
- Death Amendments
- Death Certificates
- Genealogical Searches for Birth, Death, and Marriage Records
- New Births
- Paternity Acknowledgments