Boston Marriage Licenses

Search for Boston MA marriage license rules and requirements. You can learn how to get a marriage license, a marriage certificate, or marriage records from your local Marriage License Office, Clerk, Health Department, or Town or City Hall.


Boston Marriage License Offices

Marriage License Offices are responsible for processing marriage license applications, issuing marriage licenses, and recording marriage certificates. In most states, the Marriage License Office is a division of the Clerk's Office or the Health Department. Marriage License Offices maintain records on marriage licenses they issue, in addition to filing marriage certificates. In many locations, Marriage License Offices provide online search tools and request forms to access marriage records.

Boston Marriage License Boston City Clerk, 1 City Hall Square, Rm. 213 Boston MA 02108 617-635-4179


Boston Clerk Offices

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for a county or local government, and the Clerk's Office makes these records available to the public. The Clerk's Office maintains records on marriage licenses and marriage certificates, and many have marriage records dating back to the 1800s. Most Clerk's Offices provide online ordering forms to request marriage records.

Boston City Clerk 1 City Hall Square Boston MA 02201 617-635-4600

Massachusetts Clerk 1 Pemberton Square Boston MA 02108 617-557-1020

Suffolk County Clerk 3 Pemberton Square Boston MA 02108 617-788-8175


Boston Town & City Halls

The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs a town or city. Town and City Halls often maintain vital records related to their municipality, including records on marriage licenses and marriage certificates. In some locations, marriage records are available online or can be requested with an online form.

Boston City Hall 1 City Hall Square Boston MA 02201 617-635-4000

Boston Globe City Hall 1 City Hall Square Boston MA 02108 617-936-3554


Boston Health Departments

Health Departments maintain and preserve vital records for a state, county, or local government, and Health Departments make these records available to the public. Health Departments keep records on marriage licenses and marriage certificates, and many have marriage records dating back to the 1800s. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request marriage records.

Boston Health Department 305 South Street Boston MA 02130 617-983-6200

Massachusetts Health Department 20 Vining Street Boston MA 02115 617-626-9200