Marriage License



Congratulations on your upcoming marriage! To facilitate the process, we have put together the following steps with instructions on what must be completed PRIOR to obtaining a Marriage License and setting an appointment in the Town of Avon. APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL MARRIAGE LICENSE REQUESTS. 

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION MUST BE EMAILED to  PRIOR TO OBTAINING THE APPOINTMENT FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE: (please follow each step thoroughly as we will not schedule your appointment until all necessary information is received.)

A completed Marriage License Worksheet (found as an attachment below - the form is a fill able PDF which can be completed in a TYPED format or, alternatively, please PRINT legibly and attach to your email). For the sake of cybersecurity, please DO NOT provide social security numbers on the worksheet.  You may provide them over the phone when the appointment is made or in person at the appointment itself. Also, please do not complete the bottom portion of the worksheet.

In the body of your email include: 

  •  Date of the Marriage;
  •  Name, Address, Phone number and Capacity of the Officiator (Clergy, Reverend, Justice of the Peace, Pastor, etc.);
  • Location and Address of where the marriage will take place.
  • When you would like to schedule your appointment. 

Once we receive your information, we will email you within 24 hours (not including weekends or holidays) confirming that we have the necessary information and schedule your appointment. All appointments will be scheduled at least 1 business day out from the date we receive the required information.You can schedule your appointment between Monday and Friday, from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.    

PLEASE NOTE: A valid-unexpired photo ID for both Spouse 1 and Spouse 2 (i.e., Driver License, Passports, or other government issued photo ID) MUST be provided at the time of the appointment along with your social security numbers. Please be sure to BRING those IDs with you and have your social security numbers available. 

Keep in mind:

A Marriage License must be obtained from the Town Clerk’s office in the TOWN OF OCCURRENCE (The Town where the marriage is taking place)

Marriage Licenses are valid for 65 days from the date of issuance

Both parties MUST COME IN PERSON and present a valid-unexpired photo ID

When completing the application:

  • Mothers Maiden name includes first name
  • "No. of this Marriage" - if this is your first time getting married you will put a 1 in that box. If it is your second marriage put a 2 in that box etc. 

Our office can assist you in obtaining your Marriage License during our normal business hours. You can schedule your appointment between Monday and Friday, from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. 


The cost is $50.00 for the license and $20.00 for each certified copy of the Marriage Certificate which is necessary for changing the last name, insurance, ID/Driver’s License, Passport, etc.  We accept payment by cash or check.



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