Marriage Licenses


Getting Married 

Effective July 1, 2022, a Vermont marriage license can be obtained from any Vermont town/city clerk; there’s no longer a requirement for Vermont residents to go to their local clerk’s office. 

  • A civil marriage application must be completed and signed by both parties before the license can be issued. 
  • shaskins [at] (Email) the Town Clerk to obtain a marriage license worksheet application
  • Email your marriage application ahead of your visit to expedite your processing time in our office. 
  • The State of Vermont does not require that both parties come in to get the license but both must sign the application form.  
  • Once the official license is issued it is valid up to 60 days before the ceremony. 
  • The couple is free to marry and no witnesses, waiting period or blood tests are required. 
  • The fee for a marriage license is $80.00 plus $10.00 if you would like to prepay for a certified copy of the license we will mail to you after the service. 
  • Getting Married in Vermont provides answers to some frequently asked questions about who can and how to get married in Vermont


Certified Copies 

Certified copies of marriage certificates can only be obtained in the town where the marriage license was purchased or the town that the applicants lived in when they purchased the marriage license.  

How to submit completed application 
  • Email: shaskins [at]
  • Drop off: in official drop box in front of Municipal Building- 43 Portland Street
  • Mail to: Town Morristown PO Box 748 Morrisville, VT 05661
Ways to pay:
  • Check or money order made payable to “Town of Morristown”
  • Credit/debit card- call the Town Clerk’s Office at (802) 888-6370 third party convenience fees applied