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.