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Marriage Licenses

Obtaining a Marriage License for Marriages Taking Place in the Town of Putnam

  • The license must be obtained in the town the ceremony will take place;
  • APPOINTMENT REQUIRED for licenses issued in Putnam;
  • The application process will take some time to complete;
  • Both parties must appear together, in person, to make application. Driver’s license or other valid photo identification is required;
  • Know which state each of you was born in;
  • Know each of your mothers’ full maiden names;
  • Know where each of your respective parents were born (state or foreign country);
  • Know your social security numbers;
  • Provide the date the ceremony will be performed;
  • Provide the name of the person officiating and their address and phone number (JP List below);
  • The marriage license is good for only 65 days from the time of issuance; 
  • The license fee is $50 payable in cash or certified bank check.  Cards are accepted in the office with an additional processing fee.

Marriage License Application

Justices of the Peace TERMS

justices of the peace contact info

Obtaining Certified Copies 

  • Call ahead to confirm that we have your license on file in this office at 860-963-6807;
  • The fee is $20 for each certified copy of your marriage license payable with certified bank check or money order; 
  • By mail – See the application form below for instructions;  
  • Electronic request and payment with debit/credit card $21.00 plus a $2.50 processing fee

Certified Copy Request