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Town Clerk

Colleen Walsh , Town Clerk
Jessica Hynes, Deputy Town Clerk

34 Fifth Avenue Town Hall
Pelham, New York 10803
Phone: (914) 738-0777

Fax: (914) 813-1842
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm




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 Westchester County Clerk Timothy Idoni's community outreach staff can take your photo and process your passport application when they visit:








 What do you need to apply?


Proof that you are a United States citizen such as a previous U.S. Passport or an original or certified copy of your birth certificate.


A valid driver's license or a government issued identification card.


The fee for an adult passport is $110.00 and for a child's passport is $80.00. Fees can be paid by money order, by check or by credit card only. There is an additional $25.00 service fee that can be paid by money order, check or credit card.   Applications will also be accepted for the U.S. Passport Card for land and sea border travel, only. The fee for adults is $30.00 and for children, the fee is $15.00 with an additional $25.00 service fee.  If your passport is less than 5 years expired, you can save $25.00 and mail it in on your own using the Passport Renewal Form (DS-82).


Our staff can take your passport photo for an additional $10.00 fee.


If you need your passport in about 2-3 weeks, expedited service costs an additional $60.00 for each passport application which must be expedited.


Questions? Do not hesitate to call our Passports and Licensing Division at (914)995-3082 weekdays or visit our website at


 Why apply now?


Routine passport applications are now taking approximately 4-6 weeks. For an additional charge, expedited service will result in your obtaining your passport in about 2-3 weeks. But only in emergency circumstances can a passport application be processed more quickly, so do not delay.


 The new rules: As of June 1, 2009, you will need a passport to enter the United States by air, by land or by sea unless you are a child under the age of 16 entering by land or sea with proof of U.S. citizenship or an adult with another travel document approved by the Department of Homeland Security.


 Office of the Westchester County Clerk, 110 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., White Plains, NY 10601


Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. / (914)995-3080 /



 The Town Clerk is an elected official and serves for a term of two (2) years. The Town Clerk is charged with custody of all legal records, books and papers of the Town and is responsible for the recording of all of the Town Board’s Proceedings and decisions. In this regard, the Town Clerk’s charged with publishing items tobe considered by the Town Board during its meetings and is charged with posting all notices required by law.

The Town Clerk supervises all town wide general elections, primaries related to those elections, conducted in the Town of Pelham pursuant to applicable laws. Applications for absentee ballots, and voter registration forms are available in the Town Clerks Office.

The Town Clerk also serves as Registrar of Vital Statistics, which includes records of Marriages, birth, deed records as early as 1860. Current birth & death records are kept in the Village of Pelham and the Village of Pelham Manor.

The Town Clerk’s office also issues Marriage licenses. It is necessary to make an appointment to obtain a Marriage license. (9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Monday - Friday) Please call (914) 738-0777.

The fee for a Marriage license is $40.00.

Marriage Transcripts are $20.00.

Handicapped parking permits are available for Village of Pelham Residents at the Town Clerks office. The requirements for this permit (1) must be a Village of Pelham resident, (2) a completed application, (3) a letter from the doctor.

Dog Licenses are available at the Town Clerks Office for Village of Pelham residents. The requirements for the license are (1) Village of Pelham Resident, (2) updated paperwork on dog, which should include current rabies information and proof of neutered/spayed, (3) Owners I.D. 

The fee for a dog license is $16.00 (neutered/spayed)

$23.00 (unaltered)

$5.00 for a lost tag.
Click here to print out application.

****Pelham Manor Residents must go to Village of Pelham Manor (Village Clerk at 4 Penfield Place) to acquire a Handicapped permit and/or Dog license. If you have any questions please call 914/738-8820.  ****


If you are a new voter, have moved since the last election, or wish to change your registration you may do so by visiting the Town Clerks office.

Timothy Case
Town Clerk

Town of Pelham Contact Information