- Marriage License
Marriage Licenses in Massachusetts
The legal age to marry in Massachusetts is 18 (M.G.L. ch. 207, s. 33A). All people who marry in the state must have a marriage license issued in Massachusetts by any city or town clerk (M.G.L. ch. 207, s. 28).
Proper identification is necessary. You may be required to show a certified birth certificate.
Marriage licenses are issued from any Massachusetts city or town hall.
Marriage licenses require a 3-day waiting period from the time you fill out the application and the time the license can be picked up and are valid for 6 months. You must come with your partner to fill out a marriage license application.
Contact Town Clerk 413-548-9150 with questions.
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You may also call Citizen Information Service at 617-727-7030 or 800-392-6090 for additional information.