Marriage Licenses

 

Filing of Marriage Intentions


Residents of the state intending to be joined in marriage are required to record notice of their intentions in person (both parties must be present) in the office of the clerk of the municipality in which at least one of them resides. The parties must fill out the Intentions of Marriage Forms. Out-of-state residents may file their Intentions in any municipal office.
 

License Validity


This license is valid in any community in Maine for a period of 90 days from the date the intentions are filed.

Previous Marriages


If either party has been previously married, a certified copy of the divorce decree or death certificate must be presented to the clerk.


Marriage Ceremony Policy

If you are planning on getting married in City Hall, view the Marriage Policy.

Witnesses

For a Marriage Ceremony in the City Clerk's office,we recommend that you provide your own witnesses.


 Fees


 Marriage license $40. 
 Marriage Ceremony, City Clerk's Office $125
 Certified Copies $15 charge per copy for the first copy and $6 for additional
 copies.