Marriage Intentions

Marriage intentions may be filed in any town clerk's office within the Commonwealth, when you are planning to be married in Massachusetts.

  • Both parties must file together.
  • The license will be issued 3-days after filing (A waiver may be obtained for a fee through the courts).
  • Anyone may pick up the completed license on your behalf.
  • License is valid for 60 days from the filing date.
  • Filing fee is $40 which includes one certified copy of the license.