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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

Justice of the Peace List

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