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NYC Marriage Bureau to Reopen Monday After March 2020 Closing

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New York City’s marriage bureau will reopen on Monday, 16 months after the city closed down the department at the start of the pandemic.

The city’s five marriage bureaus had been closed since March 2020 due to health and safety concerns, despite the reopening of most other municipal offices and the return to office buildings by city employees. The city has been holding virtual ceremonies, but a deluge of requests led to months-long waits.