Nantucket County Marriage Licenses

Search for Nantucket 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.


Nantucket County Clerk 16 Broad Street Nantucket MA 02554 508-228-2559


Nantucket Town Clerk 16 Broad Street Nantucket MA 02554 508-228-7216

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 Nantucket 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 Nantucket 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 Nantucket 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.