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Town Clerk's Office

The office of the Town Clerk is the hub around which Town business revolves. The Town Clerk, elected every four years, is the Records Management Officer of the Town. Custodian of all the records, the Clerk is responsible for active files, disposition of inactive records and protection of the archives. As Secretary to the Town Board, the Clerk is responsible for preparing and maintaining the minutes of Town Board meetings. Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests pertaining to vital documents are administered by this office. 

The Town Clerk issues State licenses such as marriage, hunting and fishing, going out of business sale, games of chance, dog, bingo and raffles. The Clerk issues Town licenses including taxi, towing, peddlers and solid waste collection. 

The Town Clerk also offers passport processing by appointment.

The Town Clerk is a designated Marriage Officer, and as Registrar of Vital Statistics, issues and maintains all birth and death certificates and records in the Town.   

Registrar's Office: 

The Office of the Registrar handles vital records, including births, deaths, and marriages in the Town of North Hempstead.  
Effective January 2020, the Town of North Hempstead started processing vital records for Winthrop Hospital which was originally handled by the Village of Mineola.  

Office Hours:
9:00am-4:15pm Monday-Friday (for everything except marriage license)
9:00am- 3:15pm Monday – Friday (for marriage licenses)
Extended hours on the first and third Wednesday of the month (4:15pm-7:00pm, by appointment only)*

Transactions will not be accepted after 6:45 PM. 

Copies of Birth, Death and Marriage records will be available. Note: The Registrar's Office will no longer accept same day requests for corrections to vital records. 

* The Clerk's office reserves the right to extend or cancel the program at their discretion. 

For more information, call (516) 869-7633 or, for Town of North Hempstead residents, dial 311.

Contact Information

200 Plandome Rd 
Manhasset, NY 11030 
Phone: (516) 869-7646

Hours of Operation:  

Marriage Licenses
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.