Marriage Licenses

Applying for a Marriage License

To apply for a marriage license, the couple must come to the City Clerk’s office together. Both must be at least 18 years of age or obtain a court waiver from a probate or district court.

There is a mandatory 3 day waiting period from the application date and the date the license is issued and can only be waived with a court order.

Marriage License Fees

Marriage licenses are valid for 60 days and can be used to marry in any Massachusetts city or town. The fee is $30 and this includes a certified copy of the marriage certificate.