Filing of Marriage Intentions
Residents of the state intending to be joined in marriage are required to record notice of their intentions in person (both parties must be present) in the office of the clerk of the municipality in which at least one of them resides. The parties must file the Intentions of Marriage form below.Out-of-state residents may file their Intentions in any municipal office.
In keeping with ongoing efforts to improve customer service, and in order to expedite the implementation of a new data entry process, the intentions forms should be filled out in advance, and an appointment with the clerk's office should be made by calling (207) 693-6364 ext. 175.
Marriage licenses are not issued on Saturdays.
This license is valid in any community in Maine for a period of 90 days from the date the intentions are filed.
If either party has been previously married, a certified copy of the divorce decree or death certificate must be presented to the clerk.