4. Marriage License

If you plan on getting married in New Hampshire, you may apply at any Town or City Clerk's office. The license is valid in any New Hampshire city or town only.

There are two forms to be completed; the application worksheet and the license must be completed in person and signed by both parties.

Both parties need to be present and should be prepared to provide the following information:

Additional Documents Required:  

  • A driver's license or non driver's ID or passport 
  • A certified birth certificate
  • a certified copy of a death certificate of spouse, a certified copy of a final divorce decree, civil union dissolution, or a certified copy of an annulment decree (if necessary).  

    Fee: $50.00

The license is valid upon issuance for up to 90 days. After your marriage a certified copy may be obtained the fee is $15.00.

Marriage licenses are issued on a first come first served basis and the application must be started one hour before the town clerk closes for the day.