Marriage License Information

Congratulations on your decision!

The information below will give you guidance to filling out your Marriage Intentions. A couple wishing to be married in Massachusetts may file intentions in any City or Town Hall in Massachusetts.

To apply for a marriage license:

  1. Please contact us to schedule an appointment by calling our office at 978-546-6894
  2. Both parties must be present at time of appointment to complete the Marriage Intention forms.
  3. You must provide a valid form of identification.
  4. There is a mandatory 72-hour waiting period before the certificate can be picked up.
  5. Intentions are valid for 60 days.
  6. The fee in Rockport is $20.

Please contact the office if you have any questions.

Town Clerks Office

34 Broadway

Rockport, MA 01966