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Vermont Civil Marriage

Hopefully the following information will answer most of your questions about civil marriages in Vermont. The fee for a marriage license is $80.00 plus $10.00 for a certified copy of the license after the service (The Town of Waterbury accepts cash or check payments only). There are no witnesses, waiting period or blood test required.

In Vermont, you can obtain your license from any Vermont Town Clerk.

It takes approximately 20 minutes to issue your license. There is a one-page application you will need to complete in order to obtain your civil marriage license. You do not necessarily need to complete the form in advance. You may obtain the application from this site or the Town Clerk’s office. Click here for a Civil Marriage Application.

Getting Married in Vermont provides answers to some frequently asked questions about who can and how to get married in Vermont.

Completing the Vermont Marriage Certificate is a reference sheet for officiants to help them complete the Vermont Certificate of Civil Marriage. It provides a step-by-step walk through of completing the Certificate and provides clarity to an officiant in preparation of the marriage ceremony.

For more information, visit the Vermont Secretary of State’s website or check out these useful links: