Newport County Marriage Licenses

Search for Newport County RI 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.


Jamestown Marriage License 93 Narragansett Avenue Jamestown RI 02835 401-423-7200


Little Compton Marriage License The Commons, Box 226 Little Compton RI 02837 401-635-4400

Middletown Marriage License 350 Main Road Middletown RI 02842 401-849-5540

Newport Marriage License 43 Broadway Newport RI 02840 401-846-9600

Portsmouth Marriage License 2200 East Main Road Portsmouth RI 02871 401-683-3255

Tiverton Marriage License 343 Highland Road Tiverton RI 02878 401-625-6700

Jamestown Clerk 93 Narragansett Avenue Jamestown RI 02835 401-423-7200

Jamestown Town Hall 93 Narragansett Avenue Jamestown RI 02835 401-423-7200

Little Compton Town Clerk 40 Commons Little Compton RI 02837 401-635-4400

Middletown Clerk 350 East Main Road Middletown RI 02842 401-847-0009

Middletown Town Hall 350 East Main Road Middletown RI 02842 401-849-2898

Newport City Clerk 43 Broadway Newport RI 02840 401-845-5341

Newport City Hall 43 Broadway Newport RI 02840 401-846-9600

Newport County Clerk 45 Washington Square Newport RI 02840 401-841-8340

Portsmouth Clerk 2200 East Main Road Portsmouth RI 02871 401-683-2101

Portsmouth Town Hall 2200 E Main Rd Portsmouth RI 02871 401-683-2101

Tiverton Town Clerk 343 Highland Road Tiverton RI 02878 401-625-6703

Tiverton Town Hall 343 Highland Road Tiverton RI 02878 401-625-6700

About Marriage Licenses



Marriage License Application Requirements and Process:

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

2. Minimum Age: 18, or 16 with parental consent and under 16 with court order

3. Cost/fees: $24

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

5. Blood test / Physical Test: No

6. Residency Requirement: No

7. Witnesses: Yes

8. License Valid: 90 days

9. Waiting Period: No

10. Same-sex marriage: Yes

11. Marriage between cousins: Yes

12. Divorce/Widow: Yes, with documentation

13. Proxy Marriage: No

14. Common Law Marriage: Yes

Questions/Answers about Newport County Marriage Licenses

What do you have to do to get married?

To get married in Rhode Island, both members of the couple must visit a City or Town Clerk's Office in person to fill out a marriage license application. Residents must apply for a marriage license in the county in which they reside or plan to marry. Non-residents must apply in the county where they plan to marry. Once you have received the marriage license, you must perform a marriage ceremony while the license is still valid. Your officiant will complete the marriage license and submit it to the Clerk's Office in order to be recorded.

How do I get a marriage license in Newport County, Rhode Island?

You will need to visit the City or Town Clerk's Office to apply for a marriage license. You must apply in the county where you reside or plan to marry. Both members of the couple must show proof of age, provide photo identification, and pay a fee.

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

It costs $24 to get a marriage license in Rhode Island.

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

In Rhode Island, individuals who are 18 years of age or older may get married. Individuals under the age of 18 can get married with parental consent and/or a court order, depending on their age.