Notice: All couples planning to file a marriage intention with the City of Worcester must make an appointment and complete the online intention application. Please use the following link to schedule your appointment and you will receive an email confirmation with a link to the application. Schedule Now.
Please keep in mind:
Any couple can get married as long as each person is 18 or older, and currently not married.
To apply for a marriage license, couples must apply together and in person.
When you show up to City Hall, you and your partner need to provide:
The cost of the marriage intention is $40. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, money order or check. Payments should be made out to the City of Worcester. We do not accept credit/debit cards.
The Office of the City Clerk maintains the records of Birth, Marriage and Death. Learn how to search for or obtain a certified copy of a marriage certificate.
City Clerk staff give you an overview of the Marriage Intentions process.
City Hall Room 206
455 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
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