Marriage Licenses

Marriage Licenses
If your marriage ceremony will take place in East Hartford you must obtain a marriage license  from the East Hartford Town Clerk's Office. Applications (worksheets) are available from the Town Clerk's Office or download it here.


Things to Know

  • A Driver's License or other valid photo identification is required.
  • Know the state or foreign country in which each of you was born.
  • Know each of your mothers’ full maiden names.
  • Know where each of your respective parents were born (state or foreign country.)
  • Know your Social Security numbers.
  • Provide the date the ceremony will be performed.
  • Provide the name of the person officiating, their address and phone number.
  • Keep in mind that the marriage license is good for only 65 days from the time of issuance. At this time you will need an appointment to receive the license. You should print the application, fill out both sides, and have completed application and photo ID's for each person ready to email. Please call 860 291-7230 to schedule an appointment approximately two weeks before your ceremony is to take place. Both parties will need to appear in person to obtain this.
  • There is a $50 fee payable by cash, check, or money order made out to East Hartford Town Clerk.

Obtaining a Certified Copy of a Marriage Certificate

  • If your marriage took place in East Hartford or you were a resident of East Hartford at the time of the ceremony a certified copy is available.
  • You will need to fill out a request form for a copy of your marriage certificate and you will need to present a photo ID. You may download the request form here.
  • There is a $20 fee for a certified copy of your marriage certificate.


Justice of the Peace

Do you need the services of a Justice of the Peace? View a complete listing of names and phones numbers for the Justices.