Marriage Licenses

**Marriage intentions will be by appointment only.  Please contact the Town Clerks Office at (978) 356-6677 for an appointment.  

To apply for a marriage license

  • Both parties must appear before the Town Clerk
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Present a valid state issued ID
  • Both parties must appear at least a half hour before Town Hall closes

Note: There is a state imposed mandatory 3 day waiting period from the application date and the date the license is issued.  The mandatory waiting period can only be waived with a court order. Marriage licenses are valid for 60 days and can be used to marry in any Massachusetts city or town.


The fee is $30 and includes a certified copy of the marriage certificate.