How do I obtain a marriage license?

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. Both parties must complete the Marriage Intention forms together and in-person at Town Hall.
  2. Provide a valid form of identification.
  3. There is a mandatory 72 hour waiting period before they can be picked up.
  4. Intentions are valid for 60 days.
  5. The fee in Rockport is $20.00.

Please call the office with any questions 978-546-6894.

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