Marriage Licenses

To apply for a marriage license

  • Both parties must appear before the Town Clerk
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or obtain a court waiver from the Probate Court
  • 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.


Fee

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