New Haven County Marriage Licenses

Search for New Haven County CT 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.


Ansonia Town & City Clerk 253 Main Street Ansonia CT 06401 203-736-5900


Bethany Town Clerk 40 Peck Road Bethany CT 06524 203-393-2100

Bethany Town Hall 40 Peck Road Bethany CT 06524 203-393-2100

Branford Town Clerk 1019 Main Street Branford CT 06405 203-488-6305

Branford Town Hall 1019 Main Street Branford CT 06405 203-488-8394

Cheshire Town Clerk 84 South Main Street Cheshire CT 06410 203-271-6601

Derby City Hall 1 Elizabeth St Derby CT 06418 203-736-1462

Derby Town Clerk 1 Elizabeth Street Derby CT 06418 203-736-1462

East Haven Town Clerk 250 Main Street East Haven CT 06512 203-468-3201

East Haven Town Hall 250 Main Street East Haven CT 06512 203-468-3890

East Shore Health Department 14 Business Park Drive Branford CT 06405 203-481-4233

Guilford Town Clerk 31 Park Street Guilford CT 06437 203-453-8001

Hamden Town Clerk 2750 Dixwell Avenue Hamden CT 06518 203-287-7112

Hamden Town Hall 2750 Dixwell Avenue Hamden CT 06518 203-288-4444

Madison Clerk 8 Campus Drive Madison CT 06443 203-245-5672

Madison Town Hall 8 Meeting House Lane Madison CT 06443 203-245-5667

Meriden City Clerk 142 East Main Street Meriden CT 06450 203-630-4030

Meriden City Hall 142 East Main Street Meriden CT 06450 203-630-4123

Meriden Health Department 165 Miller Street Meriden CT 06450 203-630-4226

Middlebury Town Hall 1212 Whittemore Rd Middlebury CT 06762 203-758-2557

Milford City Hall 110 River Street Milford CT 06460 203-783-3201

Milford Health Department 82 New Haven Avenue Milford CT 06460 203-783-3285

Naugatuck Town Clerk 229 Church Street Naugatuck CT 06770 203-720-7055

Naugatuck Town Hall CHURCH St Naugatuck CT 06770

New Haven City Hall 165 Church Street New Haven CT 06510 203-946-8200

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: Local vital records office or Town Clerk

2. Minimum Age: 18, or 16 with written consent to marry from a Probate Court Judge

3. Cost/fees: $30

4. Identification: driver's license, state-issued identification, passport, or military identification

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No, but you must apply in the town where one applicant lives or where the couple intends to marry

7. Witnesses: No

8. License Valid: 65 days

9. Waiting Period: No

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: Yes

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes, with disclosure and a certified decree

13. Proxy Marriage: No

14. Common Law Marriage: No

Questions/Answers about New Haven County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in Connecticut, both members of the couple must visit the Town Clerk or local vital records office in person to fill out a marriage license application. You will have to meet certain age requirements, provide photo identification, and pay a fee. Once you have received the marriage license, you must perform a marriage ceremony while the license is still valid. Your officiant will fill out the marriage license and submit it to the proper government agency for recording. Once the license is recorded, the couple will receive a marriage certificate.

How do I get a marriage license in New Haven County, Connecticut?

You will need to visit the local vital records office, typically the Town Clerk, to apply for a marriage license. Both members of the couple must meet the age requirements, present photo identification, and pay a fee. In Connecticut, you must apply for a marriage license in the town where at least one applicant lives, or where the couple intends to marry.

How much does it cost to get a marriage license in Connecticut?

In Connecticut, a marriage license costs $30, regardless of residency or the city in which the license is obtained.

How old do you have to be to get married in New Haven County?

You must reach the minimum age of 16 to get married in Connecticut. Individuals who are between 16 and 18 must have written consent to marry from a Probate Court Judge.