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As of October 1, 2009 a Marriage License in the State of Connecticut can only be obtained from the town of occurrence. The marriage MUST be performed in the town indicated on the license.
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Yes. Both parties must appear in person at the same time to process your Marriage License.
The fee for obtaining a Marriage License in the State of Connecticut is $50.00. Payment method is check or credit card.
Additionally, at the time you obtain your license in Madison, CT we offer you the opportunity to pay for a certified copy of the license which will automatically be sent to you once we have received the original back from the officiator. The current fee for a certified copy of a vital record is $20.
The town maintains the original license and sends certified copies to the State of Connecticut, and any town(s) of residence within Connecticut that are listed on the certificate for the parties involved. Once that occurs, you may purchase certified copies from either the town of occurrence or the town(s) of residence listed on the certificate.
Yes, you must have an appointment. Please call or email with the date and time you wish to come in. This will ensure there is a Registrar of Vital Records available in the office to execute the license.
Please email your worksheet* in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org
*Please do not enter your Social Security Number onto the worksheet. This will be entered during your in-person appointment at the Town Clerk’s office.