I Want to Get Married

City Clerk's Office

The City Clerk's Office is currently evaluating how to safely accept Marriage applications.  This page will be updated with additional information as this policy develops.

Marriage Licenses are issued by the City Clerk's Office and applicants are required to apply in person.

How to Start

Come into the City Clerk's Office with your intended spouse. 

This process cannot be conducted through the mail. 

Marriage Licenses cost $35. 

A license will be issued three days after you apply in person and can be picked up by either applicant at the Clerk's Office.


Application for a Marriage License must be made in person with both applicants. No documentation is required.

Additional Information

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.

Page was last modified on 7/26/2021 6:08 PM
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