How do I obtain a marriage license?

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The bride and groom must appear before a city or town clerk anywhere in the State of NH and must be married in the State of NH. The fee for the license is $50.00 and there is no blood test. Both parties must be 18 years of age or older and MUST provide a Drivers License and a Birth Certificate (a passport does not take the place of a birth certificate).  If either party is a NH resident and under 18 a waiver may be granted by the probate court in the county where you live. If either party was married before, a certified copy of how the marriage ended is needed (death certificate, divorce decree or annulment certificate with a raised seal). The license is good for 90 days. There is no waiting period. (if any of your documents are not in english, then they must be translated into english).

No appointment is needed, however we stop processing marriage licenses 1/2 hour prior to the closing of business.