To schedule a marriage ceremony at Cambridge City Hall, please call the City Clerk's office at 617-349-4260. You may also schedule a marriage ceremony in person if you are filing your marriage intention in Cambridge.
Please note: Marriage ceremonies performed by the Cambridge City Clerk's Office are by appointment only; there is a 10-guest limit. Additionally, we cannot guarantee the Sullivan Chamber or any other rooms in City Hall as these rooms are, first and foremost, reserved for meetings.
No, according to Massachusetts State Law there is no residency requirement for either party.
You must go to court and obtain a court order to waive the three-day waiting period. You may go to the Middlesex Probate and Family Court, 208 Cambridge Street, 2nd floor, Cambridge, MA. ($215.00).
From the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts:
A one-time designation certificate allows an individual to officiate a marriage ceremony on a specific date. The application must be approved by the Governor's office before the Secretary's office can issue the certificate. The application is valid only for ceremonies within Massachusetts, and by a person who is not otherwise authorized to officiate a marriage ceremony.
Apply for a one day designation certificate through the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
You must go to court and obtain a court order (permission) to marry.