How do I apply for a marriage license?

The marriage license application is available below. Please write as clearly as possible when filling out the form.

Make an appointment to come to the Town Office in person. One person can sign the license the day of the appointment, stating that the information is correct and truthful.

The license fee is $80.00 for a marriage certificate plus $10.00 for the certified copy.

32 V.S.A. Sect. 1712 (1) For issuing and recording a civil marriage or civil union license, $80.00 to be paid by the applicant, $15.00 of which sum shall be retained by the town clerk as a fee, $50.00 of which shall be deposited in the Domestic and Sexual Violence Special Fund created by 13 V.S.A. § 5360, and $15.00 of which sum shall be paid by the town clerk to the State Treasurer in a return filed quarterly upon forms furnished by the State Treasurer and specifying all fees received by him or her during the quarter.

This is payable by check, money order, or with a credit card on this website LINK TO CREDIT CARD PAYMENT

The fee is payable to the Town of Calais.

See "Getting Married in Vermont" below for more information.


How do I get a copy of my marriage certificate?

Contact the town clerk and provide your names and date of marriage. Marriage certificates are only available if the marriage application was as the Calais Town Office.

The fee is $10.00 for a certified copy of a marriage certificate.