Marriage License Application

TO APPLY FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE

The application must be applied for in the municipality where either couple resides. If both applicants are out of state residents, then the license is applied for in the municipality where the applicants will be getting married. Once the application is issued, you can get married anywhere in the State of New Jersey. The license, once issued, is valid for 30 days.

Three (3) day waiting period from the time the license is applied to issue.

Photo identification along with a $28.00 Fee will be required at the time of the application.

A witness over the age of 18 must be present, along with BOTH applicants at the time of the application.

RESOURSES

Application for Marriage License

Checklist for Marriage Application