how to get your marriage license after the wedding

how to get your marriage license after the wedding

how to get your marriage license after the wedding

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Updated 2020

So you’re married, now what? If you got married in Maine and you want to get a copy of your marriage license you MUST request one. You do not automatically receive a copy of your marriage license. The fee to obtain a copy of your marriage license is $15 ( $6 for each additional copy) and you have a few choices of how you request the certified document.  

How to obtain a copy of your Maine marriage license

  1. Contact the town or city that issued your marriage license to request a certified copy, or

  2. Request a copy online and pay by credit card (extra fee) using VitalCheckExpress, or

  3. Make a request in writing (see instructions below). Mail request, check and a self-addressed stamped #10 envelope to:

Maine CDC
Vital Records Office
220 Capitol Street
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011 

instructions for fulfilling your request by mail:

  1. Name of partner 1 (use maiden name, if applicable)

  2. Name of partner 2 (use maiden name, if applicable)

  3. Date of marriage

  4. Name of city/town the marriage occurred in

  5. A daytime telephone number

  6. Make check payable to: “Treasurer – State of Maine”

  7. Include a photocopy of your ID (Picture I.D. requirement)

For more information call the Vital Records Office at (207) 287-3771.

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