Marriage Licenses

Both parties must be present * Please allow up to 45 min. to apply *

Fee: $40.00

Marriage Intention Application and Instructions*

  • Maine Residents must apply in the town/city where they reside.
  • For couples who reside in separate Maine town/city residences, they can apply in one of the communities of residence.
  • Out-of-State Residents may apply in any town and hold the ceremony in any town.
  • If one of the applicants is a Maine resident, and the fiancé/fiancée resides out-of-state, both applicants should apply in the town of residence of the Maine resident.
  • If either party was previously married, documentation must be presented of how the previous marriage ended, either a certified divorce decree or death certificate.

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

* The Marriage Intentions cannot have ANY cross-outs or mistakes on it. Two additional pages will need to be filled out in the office and signed.