Bristol County Marriage Licenses

Search for Bristol County 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.


Acushnet Marriage License Acushnet Town Clerk, Town Hall, 122 Main Street Acushnet Center MA 02743 508-998-0215


Dartmouth Marriage License Dartmouth Town Clerk, Town Hall, Room 203, 400 Slocum Road Dartmouth MA 02747 508-910-1800

Dighton Marriage License Dighton Town Clerk, 979 Somerset Ave. Dighton MA 02715 508-669-5411

Easton Marriage License Easton Town Clerk, 136 Elm Street North Easton MA 02356 508-230-0530

Fairhaven Marriage License Fairhaven Town Clerk, 40 Center Street Fairhaven MA 02719 508-979-4025

Freetown Marriage License Freetown Town Clerk, 3 North Main Street Assonet MA 02702 508-644-2203

Mansfield Marriage License Mansfield Town Clerk, 6 Park Row Mansfield MA 02048 508-261-7345

North Attleborough Marriage License 43 South Washington Street North Attleborough MA 02760 508-699-0142

Norton Marriage License Norton Town Clerk, 70 East Main St. Norton MA 02766 508-285-0230

Raynham Marriage License Raynham Town Clerk, 558 South Main Street Raynham MA 02767 508-824-2700

Rehoboth Marriage License Rehoboth Town Clerk, 148 Peck Street Rehoboth MA 02769 508-252-6502

Seekonk Marriage License Seekonk Town Clerk, 100 Peck Street Seekonk MA 02771 508-336-2920

Somerset Marriage License Somerset Town Clerk, 140 Wood Street Somerset MA 02726 508-646-2818

Swansea Marriage License Swansea Town Clerk, 81 Main Street Swansea MA 02777 508-678-9389

Westport Marriage License Westport Town Clerk, 816 Main Road North Westport MA 02790 508-636-1000

Attleboro City Hall 77 Park Street Attleboro MA 02703 508-223-2222

Bristol County Clerk 9 Court Street Taunton MA 02780 508-823-6588

Dartmouth Town Clerk 400 Slocum Road Dartmouth MA 02747 508-999-0723

Dartmouth Town Hall 400 Slocum Road Dartmouth MA 02747 508-910-1813

Dighton Town Clerk 979 Somerset Avenue Dighton MA 02715 508-669-5411

Dighton Town Hall 1551 Somerset Avenue Dighton MA 02715 508-669-5667

Easton Town Clerk 136 Elm Street Easton MA 02356 508-230-0530

Easton Town Hall 136 Elm Street Easton MA 02356 508-230-0510

Fairhaven Town Hall 40 Center Street Fairhaven MA 02719 508-979-4023

Fall River City Clerk 1 Government Center Fall River MA 02720 508-324-2220

Fall River City Hall 1 Government Center Fall River MA 02720 508-324-2000

Freetown Town Hall 3 North Main Street Freetown MA 02702 508-644-2205

Massachusetts Health Department 60 Hodges Avenue Taunton MA 02780 508-824-2058

New Bedford City Clerk 133 William Street New Bedford MA 02740 508-961-3153

New Bedford City Hall 133 William Street New Bedford MA 02740 508-979-1450

New Bedford Health Department 1213 Purchase Street New Bedford MA 02740 508-991-6199

New Bedford Health Department 1740 Purchase Street New Bedford MA 02740 508-984-0601

Norton Town Clerk 70 East Main Street Norton MA 02766 508-285-0230

Norton Town Hall 70 East Main Street Norton MA 02766 508-285-0200

Raynham Town Hall 558 South Main Street Raynham MA 02767 508-824-2700

Rehoboth Town Hall 148 Peck Street Rehoboth MA 02769 508-252-6502

Seekonk Town Hall 100 Peck Street Seekonk MA 02771 508-336-7400

Somerset Town Hall 140 Wood Street Somerset MA 02726 508-646-2800

Swansea Town Clerk 81 Main Street Swansea MA 02777 508-678-9389

Swansea Town Hall 81 Main Street Swansea MA 02777 508-678-2981

Taunton City Hall 15 Summer Street Taunton MA 02780 508-821-1000

Westport Town Hall 856 Main Road North Westport MA 02790 508-636-1025

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

1. Apply where: City or Town Clerk's Office

2. Minimum Age: 18, or younger with a court order

3. Cost/fees: $50; varies by city

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

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: No

8. License Valid: 60 days

9. Waiting Period: 3 days

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: Yes

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes, with documentation

13. Proxy Marriage: No

14. Common Law Marriage: No

Questions/Answers about Bristol County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in Massachusetts, both members of the couple must visit the City or Town Clerk's Office in person to fill out a marriage license application. If one person is unable to attend due to military service, incarceration, or hospitalization, a resident of Massachusetts can file without the other member of the couple. You will have to meet certain 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 authorities.

How do I get a marriage license in Bristol County, Massachusetts?

You will need to visit the City or Town Clerk's Office to apply for a marriage license. If only one member of the couple is able to attend, due to military service, incarceration, or hospitalization, the other member must be a Massachusetts resident and will need to provide proof of both people's ages and identification. You are also required to pay a fee.

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

The fee to get a marriage license in Massachusetts is approximately $50. The exact cost varies by location.

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

In Louisiana, individuals who are 18 years of age or older may get married. Individuals under the age of 18 can apply for an exception with the local probate or district court.