Marriage Licenses

Procedure


Procedure to obtain a marriage license in Massachusetts:
  • Couples must apply in person and together to file the intention of marriage. This can be done in any town or city clerk's office in the state.
  • A marriage license, once obtained, is valid for 60 days from the date the intention is filed and may be used in any city or town in the state.
  • The fee of $30 in Agawam pays for the marriage certificate and certified copy.

Required Information


In addition, couples must know the:
  • Full names of parents
    • Including mother's maiden name
    • Correct spellings
Note: Must present documents with applicant name and social security number.

Required Documentation


The documentation may be either:
  • Driver's License
  • Health Card
  • Pay Stub
  • Social Security Card
  • Tax Form