Marriage Licenses

Intention of Marriage

Getting married? Congratulations! Please review our Marriage Handbook to help guide you through the legal process. The Handbook includes important information, instructions for the parties intended and officiants, and the necessary forms to be filled out by the parties before meeting with the Town Clerk.

Please contact the Town Clerk at 978-369-6155 or townclerk@carlislema.gov with any questions and when you're ready to file your Intention.

The $50.00 Intention of Marriage filing fee includes one Marriage Certificate. Payment can be made by check, money order, or cash when you come in for your appointment or online by clicking "Click to Pay Now" on the main Town Clerk page before your appointment. 

For details about who can be an Officiant or how to become an Officiant see the Secretary of the Commonwealth's website.

Marriage Certificates

Marriage Certificates can be provided by the Town Clerk's Office for a $15.00 fee per Certificate. Payment can be made by cash, check, money order, or online by clicking "Click to Pay Now" on the main Town Clerk page. All Certificates are originals with unique identification numbers that have the seal and signature of the Town Clerk.