Marriage Licenses

The Putnam Town Hall is not currently open to the Public.  The instructions below are for non pandemic times.  We would like to limit any possible licensing to Putnam residents only.  Since walk-ins are not allowed, you will need to speak with the Town Clerk's Office for more details.  860-963-6807.


  • The license must be obtained in the town the ceremony will take place;
  • The application process will take some time to complete, plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes before the office closes;
  • 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.

OBTAINING CERTIFIED COPIES  (click the link below for the request application)

  • 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;  


Marriage License Worksheet

Justices of the Peace - LIST

Obtain Certified Copies