Marriage Licenses

  • A couple getting married in the State of New Hampshire may apply for their marriage license in any Town Clerk’s Office in the State.
  • You must apply for a marriage license in person at the Town Clerk’s Office which is open Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 8:00 am to 5 :00 pm, Wednesday 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm and closed on Friday (please allow a half hour for the processing of a marriage license).
  • Your marriage license is valid for 90 days, and both participants must appear in person together and bring valid photo identification(both parties must be at least 18 years of age).
  • If one or both of you was previously married, a divorce decree with a raised seal or a death certificate with a raised seal must be presented at the time of application.
  • There is no requirement for a blood test to get a marriage license in New Hampshire.
  • The charge for a marriage license is $50.00 and is payable by cash or check.
  • Credit or debit is not available.  

Both applicants must appear in person together and provide the following information on the application worksheet provided when you arrive:

  • Full Name
  • Place of Residence
  • Birthplace
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Father’s Full Name and Birthplace
  • Mother’s Maiden Name and Birthplace

After the marriage occurs, the officiant completes the license and returns it to the Town of applicancy, after which the couple may obtain a copy of the marriage certificate for a $15.00 fee, additional copies ordered at the same time for the same record are $10.00 each.