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VERMONT MARRIAGE LICENSE 

Officiant Carmen George

WHERE DO I PURCHASE A MARRIAGE LICENSE?

At a Vermont town clerk's office. If you live in Vermont, you need to go to the clerk's office in the town where you live. Out of staters may go to any town clerk's office.

WHAT INFORMATION DOES THE CLERK NEED?

Everything on this form plus identification.

VT MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATION 

DO WE NEED AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE CLERK?

I recommend that you make one. Some towns require it and others do not. Call and ask them.

WHAT IDENTIFICATIONS DO CLERKS ACCEPT?

Any of the following valid forms of identification:

  • Passport

  • Driver's License

  • Birth Certificate
     

WHAT IF THE CLERK ASKS FOR YOUR ADDRESS?

7 Brandywine Street

Burlington, Vermont 05408
 

Phone: 802.829.8111
Title: Justice of the Peace 

DO WE NEED A WITNESS?

No

IS THERE A WAITING PERIOD?

No

HOW MUCH DOES A MARRIAGE LICENSE COST?

$60 

DO BOTH OF US HAVE TO GO PICK UP THE LICENSE

No

 

WHAT IF I WAS MARRIED BEFORE?

If your marriage ended because of divorce, you need the date your divorce was finalized.
 

If you your spouse died, you will need a copy of their death certificate. 

WHAT NEXT?

Purchase your marriage license (60 or fewer days before your wedding) and give it to me when I arrive at your wedding.


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